|Name of the Variety||Duration in days||Maximum height of the crop in cm||Number of grains per ear head||Yield of grain in kgs/acre||Yield of straw in kgs/acre||1000 grain weight in grams|
Thanga Samba Paddy
- It is normally cultivated during Samba and Late samba (between July 15th to January 14thand September 15th to February 14th). It is suitable for flooded area cultivation.
160-165 days where 40 days in nursery
- The grain is golden colour and fine in texture, hence the name of the paddy Thangam (means Gold in Tamil) Samba
- The grain yields about 1500 kg per acre and the straw yield is around 60 bundles (1800 kg)
The ear head of this variety is very long
- This variety of rice is extremely fine and long, it is used for the preparation of special dishes like pula.
This variety is also known to increase the longevity of human beings. It increases stamina to a great extent. It improves human complexion and also potency of male. It comes under white rice variety. Since this variety of rice is extremely fine and long, it is used for the preparation of special dishes like pulav Meals. It is suitable for the South Indian meal. It is believed that long term consumption of this rice keeps you young and healthy..