Rice Varieties

Kuruvikar

Background

This paddy variety is named after a bird (kuruvi- small bird like sparrow) Kar-season of cultivation. It is widely cultivated in Salem and Sirkazhi, Kadinelvayal and Pushpavanam areas of Nagapattinam districts. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.21 g/100g) and zinc (2.29 mg/100 g).

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Samba (July 15th to January 14th)

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is red in colour which is of bold quality.

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Crop duration

120 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This paddy variety is named after a bird (kuruvi- small bird like sparrow) Kar-season of cultivation. It is widely cultivated in Salem and Sirkazhi, Kadinelvayal and Pushpavanam areas of Nagapattinam districts. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.21 g/100g) and zinc (2.29 mg/100 g).

Background

This paddy variety is named after a bird (kuruvi- small bird like sparrow) Kar-season of cultivation. It is widely cultivated in Salem and Sirkazhi, Kadinelvayal and Pushpavanam areas of Nagapattinam districts. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.21 g/100g) and zinc (2.29 mg/100 g).

Donor

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Other Rice Varieties

Vellai Kuruvikaar

Anandanoor Samba

Soolaikuruvai

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