RRDI_Rice_Bw272-6b

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RRDI Rice Varieties

Bw 272- 6b

Variety name : Bw 272-6b
Year of release : 1981
Pedigree : Bw 259-3 / Bw 242-5-5
Average yield : 3.5 t/ha
Maturity : 90 days
Plant height : 106.3 cm
Basal leaf sheath colour : Green
Recommendation : LCWZ*
*Suitable for high organic soil – half bog and bog soil

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery 76.0 %
Milling recovery 68.2 %
Head rice recovery 66.2 %
Amylose content High
Gelatinization temperature Low
1000 grain weight 16.7 g
Grain shape Short Round
Pericarp colour Red
Buff colour presence Yes

Reaction to Pest and Disease

Blast Bacterial Leaf Blight
HR Moderately Resistant

Grain Quality Characteristics

Brown rice recovery 76.0 %
Milling recovery 68.2 %
Head rice recovery 66.2 %
Amylose content High
Gelatinization temperature Low
1000 grain weight 16.7 g
Grain shape Short Round
Pericarp colour Red
Buff colour presence Yes

Reaction to Pest and Disease

BlastHR
Bacterial Leaf BlightModerately Resistant