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Paddy

Rice is a universal crop and It is grown in all the continents except Antarctica, occupying 150 million ha, producing 573 million tons paddy with an average productivity of 3.83 tonnes/ha. Its cultivation is of immense importance to food security of Asia, where more than 90% of the global rice is produced and consumed. The cultivation of Rice goes as far back as 1500 -800 BC and finds mention in the Yajur Veda. According to historians, rice had been in cultivation in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in Northern India, through Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Southern China. Rice is the main staple food of more than half the world as well as of India.

India is world’s leading producer of white rice, accounting for 20 % of overall production. Rice is India’s prominent crop, and staple food for the native population of eastern and southern part of the country. The country has biggest area of fertile land under rice cultivation. Nuziveedu Seeds – Prime Producer in Paddy Nuziveedu Seeds is already a master in varietal paddy production with a long list of products and the main focus of the company is now on Hybrid paddy. Research ongoing to develop new product lines suitable to different agro-climatic zones with characters like –

  • Diverse grain qualities and types suitable to different categories
  • Special and distinctive Taste parameters
  • Varying maturity period
  • Tolerance to various pests and diseases
Paddy Products
Some Key Facts of Paddy
  • Paddy is the second highest worldwide production after maize (corn).
  • Paddy is a globally produced, milled and traded staple food.
  • About 35 million metric tons of Paddy annually is traded internationally.
  • Paddy is the most important grain for human consumption.
  • Medium and short grain Paddy contains amylopectin which is the waxy starch.
Paddy : Karishma – NPH 8899
Height : 100- 105 cm, semi-dwarf
Maturity : 130 – 135 days (likely to be earlier by 5 days in Northern regions)
Grain type : Medium slender, fine similar to BPT-5204
Disease/Pest tolerance : Tolerant to blast, BPH
Suitability : Suited to Kharif areas wherever BPT 5204/ Sambamahsuri is grown
Yield Potential : 32-36 q/ac
Areas of adaptability : U.P., Bihar, M.P., Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, A.P., Orissa, Maharashtra, and Tamilnadu
Special Features/usps :
  • Unique product with high yields and good grain quality
  • Fetches high market price due to fine grain
  • Good cooking quality
  • Tolerant to major diseases and pests
  • High milling recovery of >70%

Moti Gold – NP 1024
Plant Height : 90-95 cm, semi-dwarf
Maturity : Kharif 130-135 days, Rabi 135-140 days
Grain type : Medium slender grains, husk-straw colour
Rice : White colour
Disease/Pest tolerance : Tolerant to blast,

brown spot, brown plant
hopper

Suitability : Suited for irrigated, low or
medium lands
Areas of adaptability : Andhra Pradesh, Madhya

Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa,

West Bengal, Bihar,

Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh,

Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

Special Features/usps :
  • High yielder
  • Fine grain, fetches high market price
  • Excellent cooking quality & taste
  • High milling recovery
 Moti Gold NP 1024
Suma – NP 549
Plant Height : 95 – 100 cm, semi-dwarf
Maturity : Kharif: 120-125 days,
Rabi: 120-125 days
Grain type : Long slender
Disease/Pest Tolerance : Tolerant to BPH, BLB
Suitability : Suited for irrigated Rabi and
late Kharif conditions
Areas of adaptability : All states
Special Features/usps :
  • High yielder
  • Coarse grain with high grain weight
  • Shorter duration, hence requires less water and suitable for
    double-cropped areas
  • High milling recovery
 Suma NP 549
Paddy : Champion – NPH 207
Height : 90-95 cms , semi-dwarf
Maturity : 125-130 days (120-125 days in Northern Region)
Grain type : Long slender grains
Rice : White colour
Disease/Pest tolerance : Tolerant to blast, brown spot
Suitability : Suited to irrigated areas in Kharif season
Yield Potential : 30 – 32 q/ac
Areas of adaptability : Irrigated lands of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab, parts of AP, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
Special Features/usps :
  • High yielder
  • Shorter duration.
  • Drought tolerant
  • Suited for growing in both Kharif & Rabi

Paddy : Winner – NPH 567
Height : 90-95 cms, semi-dwarf
Maturity : 130-135 days
Grain type : Long slender
Rice : White colour
Disease/Pest tolerance : Tolerant to blast, brown spot
Suitability : Suited to Kharif in medium and low lands
Yield Potential : 30-35 q/ac
Areas of adaptability : Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal
Special Features/usps :
  • Very high yielder
  • Excellent uniformity
  • Drought tolerant
  • Suited for growing in both Kharif & Rabi
Paddy : Raja – NPH 369
Height : 85-90 cms, semi-dwarf
Maturity : Kharif 120-125 days, (110-115 days in UP)
Grain type : Medium Slender
Disease/Pest tolerance : Tolerant to blast, brown spot
Suitability : Suited to both seasons in irrigated areas
Special features : Early Maturity
Yield Potential : 25-30 q/ac
Areas of adaptability : Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and West Bengal
Special Features/usps :
  • Short duration.
  • Drought tolerant
  • Suited for growing in both Kharif & Rabi
  • Non-lodging hybrid

Last Updated on : February 22, 2017