The variety is named after the place in which it is traditionally cultivated namely the Arcot district of Tamil Nadu. It also describes how the grains appear – like the fruit of a citrus variety Kitchili.
Intake of rice increases the milk yield in lactating women and also improves the health of the mother after delivery. Its hay helps to increase the milk yield of cow and to improve the immunity power.
It is normally cultivated during Samba (July 15th to January 14th) and Navarai (December 15th to March 14th)
Sandy clay and Clayey soil are preferred for cultivating this variety.
140 - 145 days
Colour and Quality
The rice of this variety is white in colour.
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