HomeInternational Rice Research Notesvol. 20 no. 4 (1995)

Turant Dhan: A Very Early Rice Variety Released in Bihar, India

R Thakur | A K. Singh | R S. Singh | M Mishra

Discipline: Agriculture



Flood or drought periodically affects rice in Bihar—especially in the northern areas. Sometimes floods and droughts occur at the same time in different parts of the state. Farmers require rice varieties that are suitable for preflood and postflood conditions and for intermittent drought to enable a harvest on the available rainfall.