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

Jitendra, A New Deepwater Rice Variety for Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, India

S Mallik | Debabrata Chatterjee | C Kundu | B K. Mandal

Discipline: Agriculture



The Varietal Identification Committee of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research approved the release in 1994 of Jitendra (SF432) for deepwater areas in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, India. Jitendra is a pureline selection from land races. It was developed at RRS, Chinsurah. The variety is suitable for water depths of 100 cm or more.