Telangana Vari 4 [IET 27869 (JGL 25958)] – Mid early duration, long slender, high yielding rice variety


Chandra Mohan Y1*, Srinivas B, Thippeswamy S, Laxmi Prasanna B , Gonya Nayak P, Padmaja D, Badru D, Thirumal Rao D, Madhukar P, Shobha Rani T and Sukumar K

Regional Agricultural Research Station, Polasa, Jagtial, 505529, PJTSAU, Telangana, India.

1 Rice Research Centre, ARI, PJTSAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, 500030, Telangana, India.

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Received: 1st December 2021; Accepted: 28th December 2021 


Telangana Vari 4  was derived through pedigree method of breeding from a cross MTU 1010 and NLR  34449 with an aim to develop a high yielding short duration variety. It has  long slender grains with mid early duration and suitable for both kharif and  rabi seasons. It was evaluated during 2018 to 2020 in AICRIP trials and  recorded +10.51, +63.73 and +21.18 percent increase in yield over national,  zonal and local checks, respectively in overall mean. Telangana Vari 4 was  found to have moderate resistance to neck blast and rice tungro virus.  Telangana Vari 4 was recommended by Varietal Identification Committee (VIC)  during 2021 and approved by Central Sub-Committee on Crop Standards,  Notification and Release of Varieties for irrigated conditions in the states of  Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand (Zone III) and notified vide Gazette Publication  No. S.O. 8 (E) Dated