Arubadhamkodai / Poongar

Arubadhamkodai / Poongar

  • Arubadhamkodai / Poongar

    Story 

     

    It is believed that during the heavy floods in 1952 this variety was able to withstand the floods and gave a reasonable yield to the farmers.  This variety slowly disappeared after the introduction of modern varieties.  The variety is also known as Poongar.   

     

     

    Special Features 

     

    It gives stamina and health to our body.  Provides strength to pregnant women and enables them to have smooth delivery.  Pregnant women are advised to have porridge of this variety every day.   It has high zinc content and also provides strength to the cartilage.   It can grow in saline soils both during droughts and floods. 

     

     

    Season

     

    It is normally cultivated during Navarai (between December 15th to March 14th). It also performs well during other seasons.

     

     

    Soil Type

     

    Saline, Clayey and Sandy clay soil are preferred for cultivating this variety.

     

     

    Crop Duration

     

    65 - 70 days

     

     

    Height

     

    It grows to a height of about 75 cm

     

     

    Colour and Quality

     

    The colour of the rice is red and it has coarse grains.

     

     

    Adopter 

     

    Mr. Pravin Srinivasan

     

     

₹15,000.00Price