New rice variety from India shows promising ability to withstand adverse weather

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ADT-54 successfully withstood cyclone Burevi and unseasonal rains without lodging, according to ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra.

The variety, which was released by the Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute last year, is also high yielding.

Because of the successful performance of ADT-54 in experimental plots, the variety has been recommended for cultivation in calamity-prone areas.

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