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RRDI Rice Varieties

Bg 34-8

Variety name : Bg 34 – 8
Year of release : 1971
Pedigree : IR-246///Pachchaperumal/Mas//H-501
Average yield : 6.1 t/ha
Maturity : 100 days
Plant height : 61.0 cm
Basal leaf sheath colour : Green
Recommendation : General cultivation

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery80.4 %
Milling recovery74.0 %
Head rice recovery70.7%
Gelatinization temperatureIntermediate
1000 grain weight26.0 g
Grain shapeIntermediate Bold
Pericarp colourWhite
Bushel weight21.7 kg
Buff colour presenceNo

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastGall MidgeBrown Planthopper
Moderately ResistantSusceptibleSusceptible

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery80.4 %
Milling recovery74.0 %
Head rice recovery70.7%
Gelatinization temperatureIntermediate
1000 grain weight26.0 g
Grain shapeIntermediate Bold
Pericarp colourWhite
Bushel weight21.7 kg
Buff colour presenceNo

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastModerately Resistant
Gall MidgeSusceptible
Brown PlanthopperSusceptible