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Research Article

Genetic Diversity Assessment of Rarely Cultivated Traditional Indica Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Varieties

Table 1

Salient features of the rice varieties used in the present study.

Varieties (abbreviations)Growth duration (days)Plant height (cm)Grain charactersWeight per grain (mg)

Navara (NV)68–905060 mm long light red grains18.4
Gandhakasala (GS)150–1806840 mm small white grains12.4
Jeerakasala (JS)150–1807240 mm small white grains13.3
Adukkan (AU)160–1656550 mm long reddish, round grains23
Thondi (TD)160–1655050 mm long reddish, round grains24.3
Kanali (KL)180–1903050 mm long reddish, round grains25
Mannuveliyan (MV)160–1654850 mm long reddish, round grains25
Thonnuranthondi (TT)160–1654050 mm long reddish, round grains27
Chennellu (CN)120–1505050 mm long reddish, round grains28
Kalladiyaran* (KY)100–1503050 mm long reddish, round grains22

Wt per grain was an average of 20 grains.
*Highly endangered.