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  • Vaigunda



    It can be grown in areas prone to waterlogging as well as in drought prone areas.  It has qualities which are diametrically opposite to each other.  This variety grows faster than the weeds in the field and hence the cost of weeding / use of weedicides is much lesser for these. 



    Special Features


    This variety is extremely suitable for making Pori (Puffed rice) and also suitable for making Idly and dosa.  






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



    Soil Type


    Clayey and Sandy clay soil is preferred for cultivating this variety.



    Crop Duration



    140 – 150 days







    It grows to a height of about 135 cm




    Colour and Quality


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





    Mr. Anand Krishnamurthy

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