Andi Kaliappan

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Basmati rice, originated in the foothills of Himalayas, commands a premium price in the domestic and international markets on account of its unique quality traits. The complex genetic nature of unique traits of Basmati as well as tedious screening methodologies involved in quality testing have been serious constraints to breeding quality Basmati. In the(More)
Grain size is one of the key traits that determines the quality of Basmati rice from the consumers’ as well as the traders’ point of view. Though many genes governing grain size have been identified in indica and japonica, little work has been done in Basmati rice. The present study aims at dissection of a QTL region governing grain size traits in Basmati(More)
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