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RRDI Rice Varieties

Bg 252

Variety name : Bg 252
Year of release : 2016
Pedigree : Selection from Bg 250
Average yield : 4.2 t/ha
Maturity : 85 days
Plant height : 81.0 cm
Basal leaf sheath colour : Green
Recommendation : Rain fed

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery78.20%
Milling recovery72.20%
Head rice recovery71.10%
Amylose contentIntermediate
Gelatinization temperatureIntermediate
1000 grain weight17.8 g
Grain shapeShort
Pericarp colourRed
Bushel weight21.5 kg
Buff colour presenceNo

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastBacterial Leaf BlightGall MidgeBrown Planthopper
ResistantModerately Resistant / Moderately SusceptibleResistant/Moderately Resistant Moderately Resistant 

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery78.20%
Milling recovery72.20%
Head rice recovery71.10%
Amylose contentIntermediate
Gelatinization temperatureIntermediate
1000 grain weight17.8 g
Grain shapeShort
Pericarp colourRed
Bushel weight21.5 kg
Buff colour presenceNo

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastResistant
Bacterial Leaf BlightModerately Resistant / Moderately Susceptible
Gall MidgeResistant/Moderately Resistant 
Brown PlanthopperModerately Resistant