Samba Mahsuri

  • a high yielding fine grain rice variety released by Directorate of Rice Research (DRR), Hyderabad, India.
  • The variety was developed using Marker assisted selection and has three major bacterial blight resistance genes Xa21, xa13 and xa5.
  • All India Coordinated Rice Improved Project (AICRIP) conducted trails in multiple locations across India, and found positive results for resistance to bacterial blight.

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