The yield of this variety in fertile land is 65 quintals per hectare. Meanwhile, its yield in barren land is 40 to 42 quintals per hectare. What is special is that this type of rice has high disease resistance. It can easily withstand the attack of diseases and pests in rice.
After July 15, farmers will start paddy planting. However, farmers plant paddy only in fertile land. In such a situation, farmers who have barren land are staying away from rice cultivation. But now such farmers need not worry. Scientists have developed new varieties of rice for farmers with barren land. Now it can be cultivated even in barren land. Due to these types of development in Uttar Pradesh Cultivation of rice The area has increased. Because more than 13 lakh hectares of land in UP is barren land. According to a Kisan Tak report, scientists at the Central Soil Salinity Research Institute have developed 4 such varieties of rice. They can also be cultivated in barren land. It is said that with the introduction of these rice varieties, the area under paddy cultivation will increase in Uttar Pradesh as well as other states. Along with this, the rice yield also increases.. One of these varieties is called CSR-36. Scientists claim that cultivation of CSR-36 in barren land will give good yield.
A total of 37.6 lakh hectares of land in the country is barren. Farmers rarely do agriculture in these lands. It is remarkable that every district of UP has barren land. Ravi Kiran, a scientist at the Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, says that the CSR-36 variety can be grown even in soil with a pH value of 9.8. The height of this type of rice plant is 100 to 110 cm. Its crop is ready in 130 to 135 days.
Rice grains of CSR-36 variety are long and thin. The yield of CSR-36 variety in fertile land is 65 quintals per hectare. Meanwhile, its yield in barren land is 40 to 42 quintals per hectare. Interestingly CSR-36 variety is highly disease resistant. It can easily withstand the attack of diseases and pests in rice. These types of rice seeds are available at the firm’s Lucknow office. Farmer brothers can farm with this type of rice cultivation.
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