Rice Varieties

Poovan Samba

Background

A paddy variety named after a fruit and season of cultivation. Poovan means a variety of banana and Samba indicates the season of cultivation

Special Feature

Poovan samba is a salt tolerant rice variety and is identified as highest yielding variety under sodicity.  It is suitable for direct sowing and SRI method of cultivation.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in iron (5.60 mg/100 g) and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for table rice. It is also deal for making deep fried snacks such as murukku.

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Navarai season (December 15th to March 14th).

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is red in colour with bold rice quality.

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Crop duration

145 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

A paddy variety named after a fruit and season of cultivation. Poovan means a variety of banana and Samba indicates the season of cultivation

Special Feature

Poovan samba is a salt tolerant rice variety and is identified as highest yielding variety under sodicity.  It is suitable for direct sowing and SRI method of cultivation.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in iron (5.60 mg/100 g) and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for table rice. It is also deal for making deep fried snacks such as murukku.

Background

A paddy variety named after a fruit and season of cultivation. Poovan means a variety of banana and Samba indicates the season of cultivation

Special Feature

Poovan samba is a salt tolerant rice variety and is identified as highest yielding variety under sodicity.  It is suitable for direct sowing and SRI method of cultivation.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in iron (5.60 mg/100 g) and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for table rice. It is also deal for making deep fried snacks such as murukku.

Donor

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