Rice Varieties

R ice varieties recommended for Chaite season or first rice crop in the double cropped area

S.N
 Varieties
Parentage
Origin
Year
Yield(t/ha)
Growing Season and Environment
1
CH-45
Selection at CRRI
China
1959
2.8
Chaite (spring) season, Sub-tropical/foot-hills, good for popped rice
2
Parwanipur-1
Peta/Peta 3/TNI
IRRI
1973
4.5
Chaite, Terai
3
Chandina
Peta 3//TNI//TKM6
Bangladesh
1978
3.5
Chaite, Terai
4
Laxmi

IR833-6-2-1-1// IR 1561-1/IR 1737

IRRI
1979
4.6
Chaite, Terai
5
Bindeshwari
TN 1/Co 28
India
1981
3.5
Chaite, Terai/foot-hills
6
Malika
CP-SLO2/Sigadis
Bangladesh
1982
4.0
Chaite, Terai
7
Chaite-2
BG34-8/IR2153-159-1-4
IRRI
1987
4.0
Chaite, Sub-tropical areas (eastern Terai region), replacing CH 35 as spring rice in inner Terai and river basin, also grown as Bhadaiya rice in far-western Terai
8
Chaite-4

BG34-8/IR28//IR2095-625-1-232

IRRI
1987
3.5
Chaite, Sub-tropical areas (eastern Terai region)
9
Chaite-6
NR6-5-46-50/IR 28
Nepal
1991
3.9
Sub-tropical areas, for spring and Bhadaiya season
10
IR 24
IR8///Century patna / SLO17//Sigadis
IRRI
1975
3.5
Chaite, Terai

Rice varieties recommended for Terai, Inner Terai and Foothills (60-900) masl for single crop in Main (Barkhe) season

S.N
 Varieties
Parentage
Origin
Year
Yield(t/ha)
Growing Season and Environment
11
IR 8 Peta/Dee-geo-woo-gen IRRI 1968 4.0
Barkhe, Terai, irrigated
12
IR 20 peta 3/TNI/TKM6 IRRI 1972 4.1
"
13
IR 22 IR8/Tadukan IRRI 1972 3.6
"
14
Jaya TNI/T 141 India 1973 4.5
Barkhe, Terai, irrigated
15
Masuli

Mayang Ebos*2/ Taichung 65

Malaysia 1973 4.2
Barkhe, Terai/foot-hills, popular for grain and straw quality, Fine grain, irrigated and rainfed low land and medium deep land
16
Durga Jaya/IR8/Lausal India 1979 5.0
Barkhe, Terai, irrigated
17
Janaki Peta 3/TNI /Ramadga Sri Lanka 1979 4.4
Barkhe, Terai, irrigated, mid- and far- western Terai, sub-tropical region
18
Sabitri IR 1561-228-1/IR 1737//CR 94-13 IRRI 1979 4.9
Barkhe, central and western Terai/foot-hills of cerntral region replacing Masuli, best for blast problem areas
19
Barkhe-2 C4-63 GB/B 531b-TK-39 Indonesia 1987 3.5
Barkhe, Tearai/tropical
20 Khajura-2 RP72/Mutant 65 India 1987 3.5
Barkhe, irrigated mid-western Terai/tropical
21 Makwanpur-1 O675/IR20/H4 Sri Lanka 1987 5-6
Barkhe, partial irrigated and rainfed lowland areas of Terai, resistant to gall midge, popular for popped rice, popular in lower wet land areas ofcentral and eastern Terai
22 Ghaiya-2 MTU/W, Kakaiku India 1987 2.1-3.0
Sub-tropical Upland areas and rainfed shallow lowland
23 Radhakrishna-9 Masuli/IR 42 Nepal 1991 4.0
Barkhe, Sub-tropical/foot-hills, partial irrigated and rainfed lowland
24 Radha-7 Masuli/Janaki Nepal 1991 4.5
Barkhe, Sub-tropical/foot-hills, partial irrigated and rainfed
25 Radha-4 BG34-8/IR2071-625-1(IR8423) IRRI 1995 4.5
Barkhe, Rainfed lowland, Mid- and far- western Terai
26 Radha-11 Selection (TCA 80-4) India 1995 3.5
Barkhe, Rainfed lowland areas of Central Terai. Expanding in rainfed areas of eastern Terai
27 Radha-12 TNI/T141// Annapurna (OR 142-99) India 1995 4.6
Barkhe irrigated & rainfed area of eastern Terai also expanding in central Terai
28 Rampur masuli Lalankanda/IR 30 India 1999 4.2
Terai and River basin, Popular in Chitwan valley, fine grain
29 Hardinath 1 BG 951///79-3348 /H4//BW 288-1-3 Nepal 2004 4.5
Terai, inner Terai and valley for spring and Bhadaiya season

Rice varieties recommended for hills as single crop in main season

S.N
 Varieties
Parentage
Origin
Year
Yield(t/ha)
Growing Season and Environment
30 Taichung-176

Tsai-Yuan-Chung/

Dee-geo-woo-gen

Taiwan 1967 7.3
Barkhe, Temperate areas
31 Chainan-2 C-luamchu /Shiniri Aikoku/ Taichung-65 Taiwan 1967 6.6
"
32 Chainung-242 IIsin Chio-4/ Taichung-150/ " " 7.2
"
33 Tainan-1 Taipe-17/T-45 T-Y-C/DGWG " " 6.5
"
34 Kanchan CR126-42-5/IR2061-213 IRRI 1982 7.6
Barkhe, Warm temperate areas
35 Himali CICA-4/Kulu IRRI 1982 6.5
Barkhe, Warm temperate areas
36 Khumal-3 China 1039 /IR 580 India 1983 4.9
Barkhe/Chaite, Warm temperate
37 Khumal-2 Jarneli/Kn-LD-36t-DLK-2-8 Nepal 1987 3.5
Barkhe, Cool temperate areas
38 Palung-2 BG 94-2/Pokhareli Masino Nepal 1987 4.9
Cool temperate areas
39 Khumal-4 IR28/PoPokhareli Masino Nepal 1987 4.2
Barkhe, warm temperate areas
40 Khumal-5 Pokhareli Masinoo/KA-IB-361-BLK-2-8 IRRI 1990 4.0
Barkhe, Warm Temperate areas
41 Khumal-7 Chaite 1039 DEF MUT/Kn18-361-1-8-6-10 IRRI 1990 4.0
Barkhe, Warm Temperate areas
42 Kumal-9

K28-76-D-1/Kn18-214-1-4-3/

IRRI 1990 3.8
Barkhe, Warm Temperate areas
43 Chhomrong Dhan Selection from Ghandruk Local Landrace Nepal 1991
Barkhe, Cool temperate areas
44 Machapuchre 3 Fuji 102/ Chhomrong Nepal 1996 4.9
Kathmandu valley and similar climate
45 Khumal 6 IR 13146-45-2-3/IR17492-18-6-1-3-3 Nepal 1999 5.3
Kathmandu valley and similar conditions
46 Manjushree-2 Fuji 102/NR10157 Nepal 2002 5.0
Kathmandu valley
47 Khumal-11 AKIUDAKA/BARKAT Nepal 2002 5.5
Kathmandu valley and similar climate

Rice varieties released for high hills area (1700-2850) masl for single main season rice

S.N
 Varieties
Parentage
Origin
Year
Yield(t/ha)
Growing Season and Environment
Chandannath 1 (IRCTN 1995) China 2002 3.5 Jumla (high hills) and similar conditions, cold tolerance
Chandannath 3 (IRCTN 1995) China 2002 3.5 Jumla (high hills) and similar conditions, cold tolerance

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