Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics

Technologies Developed

Research

Varieties developed

 RICE

TRY 1
Parentage : RP 578-172-2-2 / PR 1-2-P-1
Year of Release : 1995
Duration : 135 days
Season : Samba, Late Samba
Mean Yield : 5120 kg / ha
Salient Features :
·       Suitable for both saline and alkaline soils

·       Tolerant to water inundation

·       Moderately resistant to blast

·       Medium bold grain

·       Suitable for rice flakes and popped rice

·       Performs well even under Zinc deficient soils

 TRY (R) 2
Parentage : RP 825-45-1-3 / IR 36
Year of Release : 2002
Duration : 115 days
Season : Kuruvai, Navarai
Mean Yield : 4360 kg / ha
Salient Features :
·       Suitable for both saline and alkaline soils

·       Short duration

·       Moderately resistant to blast

·       Long slender grain

·       Also suitable for semi dry system of cultivation

TNAU RICE TRY 3

Parentage : ADT 43 / Jeeraga Samba
Year of Release : 2010
Duration : 135 days
Season : Samba / Late Samba / Thaladi
Mean Yield : 5830  kg / ha

Salient Features     :

  • High grain yield over ADT (R) 46 (10.8%)
  • Highly suitable for ‘Idli’ making
  • Moderately tolerant to sodicity
  • Medium bold grain
  • High Milling (71.3%) and Head Rice Recovery (66.0%)
  • High out turn of rice flakes (82.2%)
  • Resistant to Leaf folder, Stem borer and BPH
  • Resistant to Blast, Brown Spot, Sheath Rot and Sheath Blight

RAGI

TRY 1

Year of release : 1987
Parentage : Selection from HR 374
Duration : 102 days
Mean Yield : 4.0 Tonne / ha
Salient features :
·       Saline and drought tolerant

·       Incurved ear with brown seed