NAU Varieties

# Variety Name Invention Year Details Photo Office Of Publication Description
1 GR-17 (Sardar) 2018 The average yield of early maturing rice variety GR-17 is 5566 kg/ha in Gujarat. It exhibited overall 15.4, 9.8 and 2.2 per cent grain yield superiority over the checks Jaya, Gurjari and GNR-3, respectively in addition to earliness by 8 days over GNR-3. Long bold grain rice culture GR-17 possesses good grain quality, intermediate amylose and high head rice recovery. The proposed variety is moderately resistant against bacterial leaf blight, leaf blast, grain discoloration and sheath rot. The proposed variety showed moderately resistant reaction against WBPH and leaf folder. Rice variety NVSR-2117 is recommended for transplanted rice growing areas of Gujarat as GR-17. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
2 GR-16 (Tapi) 2018 Early maturing upland rice variety GR-16 recorded 2983 kg/ha mean grain yield in Gujarat. It exhibited overall 10.6 and 29.0 per cent grain yield superiority over the checks Purna and GR-5, respectively. Long bold variety GR-16 possesses good grain quality, intermediate amylose and high head rice recovery. The proposed variety showed moderately resistant reaction against leaf blast. The proposed variety showed moderately resistant against insect pest like stem borer and sheath mite. The rice variety NVSR-2233 is recommended for upland rice growing areas of Gujarat as GR-16. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
3 GRH-2 2017 Mid-late rice hybrid GRH-2 (6129 kg/ha) performed well in Gujarat state where it exhibited overall 7.1%, and 17.9% grain yield superiority over the best hybrid check US 312, and best variety GNR-3, respectively. Medium slender grain rice hybrid GRH-2 contains intermediate amylose and high head rice recovery. The GRH-2 is moderately resistant against bacterial leaf blight, leaf blast, grain discolouration and sheath rot. The proposed hybrid is tolerant to insect pest like BPH, WBPH, leaf folder and stem borer. Rice hybrid GRH-2 recommended for rice growing areas of Gujarat state as GRH-2. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
4 GR-15 2017 The biofortified rice variety GR-15 (5540 kg/ha) performed very well in Gujarat state and it exhibited overall 10.6 %, 19.9 % and 16.1 % grain yield superiority with easy threshability over the checks Dandi, NAUR-1 and GNR-3, respectively. It has long bold grain, long panicle, more productive tillers and more number of grains per panicle. It contains high zinc in grains (21.58 ppm) than check varieties along with other good quality characters. GR-15 is moderately resistant against bacterial leaf blight, grain discoloration and sheath rot. It is tolerant to brown plant hoppers and moderately resistant to stem borer, leaf folder and sheath mite. This variety recommended for transplanted rice growing areas of Gujarat. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
5 GNR-7 2016 The rice Variety GNR-7 (5740 kg/ha) performed very well in South Gujarat where it exhibited overall 13.0 %, 22.8% and 12.4 % grain yield superiority with easy threshability over the checks GNR-2, GR-11 and GAR-13, respectively. It has short slender grain, high productive tillers and number of grains per panicle with good quality characters. GNR-7 is moderately resistant against bacterial leaf blight, grain discoloration and sheath rot. It showed tolerant to pest like BPH and moderate resistance against stem borer, leaf folder and sheath mite. Rice variety GNR-7 is recommended for normal rice growing areas of South Gujarat. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
6 GNRH-1 2015 First public hybrid in Gujarat. Hybrid GNRH-1 performed very well in whole Gujarat under transplanted condition where it exhibited overall 10.1%, 11.9% and 17.1 % grain yield superiority over the checks viz., GR 7, NAUR 1 and Suruchi 5629, respectively. With respect to disease, it is moderately resistant against bacterial leaf blight, and sheath rot. For pests, it was found to be tolerant to stem borer and sheath mite. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
7 GNR-6 2015 GNR-6 performed well in whole Gujarat where it exhibited overall 8.5 % grain yield superiority over the check IR-28. Recommended for rainfed transplanted condition with average yield of 5000 kg/ha. With respect to pest and diseases, it was found superior to checks. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
8 GNR-5 2015 Long slender grain variety with yield around 5500 kg/ha. It performed very well in whole Gujarat where it exhibited overall 13.1 % and 21.2 % grain yield superiority with easy threshability over the checks Dandi and NAUR-1, respectively. It is recommended for salt affected areas of Gujarat. The variety is moderately resistant against bacterial leaf blight, grain discoloration and sheath rot. Whereas, it showed tolerant to pest like BPH and moderate resistance against stem borer, leaf folder and sheath mite Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
9 PURNA 2014 Short bold grain variety especially suitable for rainfed drilled condition with average yield of 3000 kg/ha. It performs well with 22% grain yield advantage over GR 5 and 8.8 % over GR 9. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
10 GNR-4 2013 Fine grain, red kernel bio fortified variety having high iron content (50 ppm) and dietary fibre (2.87 %) with yield potential of 4000 kg/ha. Recommended for irrigated transplanted areas of South Gujarat. It is resistance against BLB, False smut and moderately resistance against sheath rot, grain discoloration, stem borer, leaf folder and gundhy bug. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
11 GNR-3 2012 Coarse grain, medium duration variety with average yield of 6500 kg/ha which gave 19.4% yield advantage over Gurjari under irrigated TP condition and 29.3% yield advantage over GR-7 under rainfed TP condition . The culture is highly suitable for pohuva making (Beaten rice). Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
12 GNR-2 2009 Fine grain variety with yield around 5000 kg/ha. Recommended especially for salt affected areas as well as for normal irrigated transplanted areas of South Gujarat. The variety is resistance to BLB, False smut, stem borer and BPH and while moderately resistance reaction against grain discoloration and leaf folder. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
13 NAUR-1 2008 Medium long slender grains with yield around 6000 kg/ha. Recommended for irrigated TP and aerobic cultivation under South Gujarat. The variety is moderately resistant against major diseases like BLB, Blast, Grain discoloration, sheath rot & insect pest like stem borer. Main Rice Research Centre Navsari View Details
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