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Sonamasuri

1. Crop Varieties

  • 1. Krishna Hamsa .
  • 2. Krishna Veni .
  • 3. Masuri.
  • 4. Samba Masuri and
  • 5. *Sona Masuri (also, Sona Masoori, Samba Masuri, BPT 5204, HMT, Bangaru Theegalu or Jeela karra masuri)
  • * Medium-slender group variety, mainly grown largely in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

    In Andhra Pradesh, Sona Masuri is mainly cultivated in Guntur, Kurnool, Mahaboobnagar, Nizamabad, Nellore, Warangal and West Godavari Districts. In Karnataka, it is mainly cultivated in Raichur, Koppal and Bellary districts.

2. Production, Export & Import Statistics:

GLOBAL PRODUCTION CENTERS

Major Rice growing countries of the world & production during 2009-2010

Country Rice Production
China Mt: 166,417,000 (32.7%)
India Mt: 132,013,000 (26.0%)
Indonesia Mt: 52,078,832 (10.2%)
Bangladesh Mt: 38,060,000 (7.5%)
Vietnam Mt: 34,518,600 (6.8%)
Thailand Mt: 27,000,000 (5.3%)
Myanmar Mt: 24,640,000 (4.8%)
Philippines Mt: 14,031,000 (2.8%)
Brazil Mt: 10,198,900 (2.0%)
Japan Mt: 9,740,000 (1.9%)

INDIAN PRODUCTION CENTERS

India is the second largest producer of rice in the world after china. It produces about 26% of the world output. Main states in which rice is being cultivated in India include west Bengal, AP, UP, Punjab etc

AG STAT Book_Setup_2areaprod&provt rice & other

However, Sona Masuri, premium quality rice used for export is produced in AP, and adjoining states namely Karnataka, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, MP, and Maharashtra.
AP is the main producer of Sona Masuri rice. Variety-wise and season-wise rice area sown in Andhra Pradesh during 2008-09 is shown in Annexure II. It is being grown in 10 lakh ha in AP. As the quality of rice is excellent, and also having ready market both domestic & export Sona Masuri is the best available to consumers at present.

State Major chilli growing tracts
Andhra Pradesh Guntur, Warangal, Khammam, Prakasam, Krishna, Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Cuddapah,  Rajamundry  and  Nellore
Karnataka Dharwad, Mysore, Hassan, Bangalore, Bellary, Ranibennur,  Hubli,  Gadag and Byadgi
Maharashtra Nagpur, Nasik, Ahmednagar, Sholapur, Aurangabad, Nanded, Amravati
Punjab Amritsar, Nabha, Patiala
Uttar Pradesh Bareily and Khurja
Tamilnadu Coimbatore, Ramanathapuram, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Virudunagar, Kanayakumari, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchi, Villupuram and Cuddalore districts
West Bengal Murshidabad, South & North 24 Parganas, Nadia, Coochbehar, Jalpaiguri, East & West Midnapore districts

World Rice Exports

Production Of Rice

3. Crop Technical

Life Cycle of Sonamasuri - Click Here

4. Health benefits of rice

Health benefits of rice - Click Here

5. Non-Basmati Rice

Non-Basmati Rice - Click Here Production of Rice - Click Here

6. News

MANAGEMENT OF RICE BLAST DISEASE Click Here
Thai rice buy plan sends Indian exporters laughing to bank Click Here

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