There are lots of local and researches varieties of rice in Bangladesh. Different Agricultural research institutes and non-government organizations are trying to develop the varieties of rice day by day. In the past, Farmers depended on the local varieties. The production of Rice was very poor and unsatisfied. The varieties of rice are developing with satisfied production in the present day’s.
Table of Contents
- 1 Rice Variety Developing Organizations:
- 2 The varieties of rice by season
Rice Variety Developing Organizations:
There are two types organization are involving with the rice variety development. They are trying to develop High Yielding Variety (HYV), Hybrid Rice, Local Variety etc. The organizations are-
▬ Government organization:
▬ Non-government Organizations:
Brac Seeds, Lalteer Seed, ACI Seeds, Supreme Seeds etc.
The varieties of rice by season
The varieties of rice which developed by Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) are
|Name of Variety||Local Name||Duration Ava. (Day)||Ava. Production/ Hector||
|01.||BR-1||Chandina||Boro-150, Aush-120||4-5.5 MT||=> Average height is 88 cm and rice short thick.|
|02.||BR-2||Mala||Boro-160, Aush-125||4-5 MT||=> Average height is 120 cm.
=> The rice is medium brown and white.
|03.||BR-3||Biplob||170||6.5 MT||=> The tree does not fall off.
=> Rice is neat.
|04.||BR-4||Brishail||Aman-145||5.4-5.6 MT||=> Rice medium in size and white color.|
|05.||BR-5||Dulavog||Aman-150||3-3.5 MT||=> Small size rice, round, smelly and light resistance variety.|
|06.||BR-6||BR-6||Boro-140, Aush-110||3.5-4.5 MT||=> Rice is 4 long, thick and white.|
|07.||BR-7||Brii Balam||Boro-155, Aush-130||3.5-4.5 MT||=> Tall and thin rice.|
|08.||BR-8||Asha||Boro-160, Aush-125||5-6 MT||=> The rice is medium thick and has stomach stains.|
|09.||BR-9||Sufola||Boro-155, Aush-120||5-6 MT||=> The rice is medium thick, long and white.|
|10.||BR-10||Progoti||150||6.8-7 MT||=> Medium size rice, early variety, Salt resistance.|
|11.||BR-11||Mukta||145||4.5-5 MT||=> Medium in size, maturity in late.|
|12.||BR-12||Moyna||Boro-170, Aush-130||4.5-5.5 MT||=> Rice is medium thick and white.|
|13.||BR-14||Gazi||Boro 155-160||6-6.5 MT||=> The stems and leaves are very strong.|
|14.||BR-15||Mohini||Boro-165, Aush-125||5-5.5 MT||=> Rice is white and medium thick.|
|15.||BR-16||Shahi Balam||Boro-160||5.5-6 MT||=> Rice is neat and delicious.|
|16.||BR-17||Hasi||155||6 MT||=> Early variety.|
|17.||BR-18||Shah Jalal||165-170||6-6.5 MT||=>The rice is medium thick, white and rice neat.|
|18.||BR-19||Monggol||165-170||5-6 MT||=> Rice is Tall, slender and transparent.|
|19.||BR-22||Kiron||150||3.5-4.5 MT||=> Shorter and thick rice.|
|20.||BR-23||Dishari||150||4.5-5 MT||=> Long in size.|
|21.||BR-25||Noya Pajam||135||3.5-4 MT||=> Shorter and thick rice.|
|22.||BRRI-28||Atash Dhan||140||5.5-6.0||=> The rice is medium brown and white.
=> Rice is neat and delicious to eat.
|23.||BRRI-29||Unotrish||160||7.5 MT||=>The stems are very strong enough.
=> The rice is medium brown and white.
|24.||BRRI-30||Brri – 30||145||5-5.5 MT||=> The rice is medium brown and white.|
|25.||BRRI-31||Bri – 31||140||5-5.5 MT||=> Rice medium thick and white.|
|26.||BRRI-32||Bri – 32||130||5-5.5 MT||=> Rice medium thick, white and fall down.|
|27.||BRRI-33||Bri – 33||118||4-4.5||=> Rice is short, thick and stomach white spots.|
|28.||BRRI-34||Bri – 34||135||3.5-4 MT||=> Rice is shorter, thick and fragrant.|
|29.||BRRI-35||Bri – 35||155||5 MT||=> Brown trees hopper resistant.|
|30.||BRRI-36||Bri – 36||140-145||5-5.5 MT||=> Rice is neat and delicious to eat.
=> Protein amount in rice 8.7 %.
|31.||BRRI-37||Bri – 37||140||3.5-4 MT||=> The rice is medium brown and fragrant.|
|32.||BRRI-38||Bri – 38||140||3.5-4 MT||=> Rice tall, thin and fragrant.|
|33.||BRRI-39||Bri – 39||122||4.5-5 MT||=> Tall and thin rice.|
|34.||BRRI-40||Bri – 40||145||4-5 MT||=> The rice is moderately thick and saline tolerant.|
|35.||BRRI-41||Bri – 41||148||4.5-5 MT||=> Rice length long and saline tolerant.|
|36.||BRRI-44||Bri – 44||145||5-6 MT||=> The favorable areas are coastal, saline tides and low-lying areas land.|
|37.||BRRI-45||Bri – 45||145||6-6.5 MT||=> Rice is neat and delicious to eat.
=> Protein amount in rice 7.2 %.
|38.||BRRI-46||Bri – 46||125||4.5-5 MT||=> Yarely Variety.|
|39.||BRRI-47||Bri – 47||152||6 MT||=> It is tolerant of salinity variety.|
|40.||BRRI-49||Bri – 49||135||5.5-6 MT||=> Yarely Variety.
=> Rice is medium thick.
|41.||BRRI-50||Bri – 50||155||6 MT||=> Rice is tall, spicy and fragrant.
=> Protein amount in rice 8.2 %.
|42.||BRRI-51||Bri – 52||145||4-4.5 MT||=> The rice is medium brown and transparent white.|
|43.||BRRI-52||Bri – 52||145||5-5.5 MT||=> Rice is moderate to thick and flood tolerant.|
|44.||BRRI-53||Bri-53||125||5-5.5MT||=> The rice is moderately thin and tolerant of salinity during planting.|
|45.||BRRI-54||Bri-54||135||4.5-5MT||=> The rice is moderately thin.
=> tolerant of salinity during planting.
|46.||BRRI-55||Bri-55||145||6-6.5MT||=> The rice is long and saline tolerant.|
|47.||BRRI-56||Bri-56||110||4-4.5MT||=> Rice is tall, thick and white.|
|48.||BRRI-57||Bri-57||105||4.5-5MT||=> Rice is like zirashail / minikat.|
|49.||BRRI-58||Bri-58||155||6-6.5MT||=> Locks like rice BRRI 29|
|50.||BRRI-59||Bri-59||153||6.-65MT||=> The rice is medium thick and white.|
|51.||BRRI-60||Bri-60||151||6-6.5MT||=> Rice is tall, slender and white.|
|52.||BRRI-61||Bri-61||145||5-5.5MT||=> Salinity tolerant variety.|
|53.||BRRI-62||Bri-62||100||4-4.5MT||=> Rice is tall, slimy and white.|
|54.||BRRI-63||Bri-63||148-150||5.5-6MT||=> More or less similar to Basmati.
=> Long, thin and Protein (8.2%).
|55.||BRRI-64||Bri-64||150-152||5.5-6MT||=> Rice medium thick and white.
=> protein (7.2%)
=> zinc rich (24 mg / kg).
|56.||BRRI-66||Bri-66||113-115||4-4.5MT||=> Drought tolerant varieties.|
|57.||BRRI-67||Bri-67||140-150||5-5.5MT||=> The rice is medium-brown and white.
=> salt-tolerant variety.
|58.||BRRI-68||Bri-68||149||6MT||=> The rice is medium thick, white.|
|59.||BRRI-69||Bri-69||145-160||6MT||=> The rice takes moderate thick, white
=> less urea needed during cultivation.
|60.||BRRI-70||Bri-70||130||5MT||=> Rice grains can be cultivated after being ripe, chic, exportable, harvested.|
|61.||BRRI-71||Bri-71||114-117||5-5.5MT||=> Farming is suitable for drought-prone areas.
=> After the drought, lentil, gram flour, etc. can be cultivated.
|62.||BRRI-72||Bri-72||125-130||5MT||=> Protein and zinc rich rice.|
|63.||BRRI-73||Bri-73||120-125||5-5.5MT||=> Salinity tolerant 12 ds/m of planting condition Up to tolerate
=> After all steps 8 ds/m Can bear up to.
|64.||BRRI-74||Bri – 74||145||7.1-8.3 MT||=> High Yield|
|65.||BRRI-75||Bri-75||110-115||4.5-5 MT||=> Rice size is medium-long and white in color.|
|66.||BRRI-76||Bri-76||153||6-6.5 MT||=> Rice size is medium-long and white in color.|
|67.||BRRI-77||Bri-77||145||4.5 MT||=> Rice size-shape is thick and white in color.|
|68.||BRRI-78||Bri-78||135||5-5.5 MT||=> Rice is neat and white in color.|
|69.||BRRI-79||Bri-79||135||5.5 MT||=> Amylose 5.2 percent and 7.5 percent in rice.|
|70.||BRRI-80||Bri-80||130-135||4.5-5 MT||=> The Rice size & shape is tall and thick and fragrant.|
|71.||BRRI-81||Bri-81||140-145||6.5-8 MT||=> Amylose 26.5% and Protein 10.3 % in rice.|
|72.||BRRI- 82||Bri-82||100-105||4.5-5.5 MT||=> Height of plant 110 cm
=> Rice size is medium.
|73.||BRRI- 83||Bri-83||105||4-5.3 MT||=> Amylose 27.1%, neat and white in color.|
|74.||BRRI- 84||Bri-84||140-145||6.5-8 MT||=> Amylose 25.9%, Zink 27.6 ml/kg and 10.1 ml/kg Iron present in this rice.|
|75.||BRRI- 85||Bri-85||108-110||5-5.5 MT||=> Amylose 26.0%, medium size and neat.|
|76.||BRRI- 86||Bri-86||140-145||6-7.8 MT||=> Amylose 25%, Protein 10.1% neat, Testy.|
|77.||BRRI- 87||Bri-87||127||6.5 MT||=> Rice is tall, thick and Amylose 27%.|
|78.||BRRI- 88||Bri-88||140-143||7-8.5 MT||=> Present of Amylose 26.3% and protein 9.8% in rice.
=> One of the major characteristics of this species is that, rice does not fall.
|79.||BRRI- 89||Bri-89||154-158||8-9.7 MT||=> Rice is neat and delicious to eat.|
The Varieties of Rice by Non-Government Organizations:
Many of hybrid varieties also developed by The Non-Government organizations. They are supplying to the farmer’s level. Some of the company name and varieties are-
BRAC Seed Limited developed 19 high-yield varieties. This hybrid and HYV Rice Seeds are Jagoron-3, Shakti-2, Shakti-3, BRAC Hybrid dhan-10, Jagoron, Jagoron-2, Mukti-1, Rupali-7, BRAC Hybrid-333, and BRAC Hybrid-444.
There are many varieties of rice which has developed by Supreme Seed limited. The varieties are HYBRID HERA DHAN-12, Hybrid Hera Dhan-19, HYBRID HERA DHAN-19, Hybrid Hera Dhan-6, HYBRID HERA DHAN-6, Hybrid Hera Dhan-2, HYBRID HERA DHAN-2, and Hybrid Hera Dhan-1.
ACI seed is a great company and developed many rice varieties. The varieties of rice are Aalok-6201, Aalok-93024, ACI-2, Falon-2, Rajkumar, Sompad, Shankar-3, Falon and Sokka.
Hybrid Rice Tia F1, Hybrid Rice Moyna F1, Hybrid Rice Gold F1, Hybrid Rice Richer 101 F1, Hybrid Rice Tinpata 40 F1, Hybrid Rice Doel F1, Hybrid Rice Tinpata Super F1, and Golden1 F1.
Hybrid Rice, Balia-1, Hybrid Rice JKRH 1220, Hybrid Rice, Balia-2, HYV Rice, BRRI Dhan 28, Partex Hybrid Dhan-1, HYV Rice BRRI Dhan 29, Partex Hybrid Dhan-2, and HYV Rice BRRI Dhan 49.
There are trying lots of companies to develop the rice variety so that we get more production. More production is the main challenge to fulfill our food. It is improving day by day. We are also improving our production by using modern cultivation technology.