Sigappu Kuruvikar

  • Sigappu Kuruvikar

    Story

     

    This variety was preferred by manual labourers since consumption of rice soaked in water and consumed in the morning (Pazhaiya Sadham) delayed the hunger for a very long time.

     

    Special Features

     

    This variety gives a very good yield even when dry sown.  It is highly resistant to pests and diseases especially ground plant hopper and case worm.   Since the weight of the grain is heavy, it gives good yield. Very good rice for making Idli and Dosa.

     

    Season

     

    It is normally cultivated during Samba and Late samba (between July 15thto January 14thand September 15th to February 14th).

     


    Soil Type

     

    Sandy clay soil is preferred for cultivating this variety.

     

    Crop Duration

     

    120 – 125 days

     

    Height

     

    It grows to a height of about 95 cm

     

    Colour and Quality

     

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

     

     

     

    Adopters

    Ms. K. Sumathy (2016-17)

     

₹15,000.00Price