DRR Dhan 55(Early Direct seeded aerobic variety)
Varietal characteristics: A medium duration (125 days) aerobic rice variety with multiple disease resistance. It is suitable for irrigated ecosystems of Bihar (Zone III) and Chhattisgarh (Zone V).
Notification date: S.O. 500(E)dt. 29thJan 2021.
Disease reaction: Moderate resistance to Leaf blast and Neck blast.
Pest reaction: Resistance to gall midge and rice thrips and moderate resistance to plant hoppers.
Grain type: Long Bold (LB), HRR: 55.53%., Gel Consistency: 22 mm, Amylose Content: 22.58%.
Seed availability: 200kg.