A New Paddy Rice Cultivar, "Nasuhikari

  title={A New Paddy Rice Cultivar, "Nasuhikari},
  author={Yoshiyuki Izawa and Masaaki Yuzawa and Mayumi Fujii and Kyoko Sotome and Kazuhiko Oya and Shun-ichi Kobayashi and Takashi Okubo and Takashi Kojima and Masahiro Yamaguchi and Koichi Kurai and Misato Deguchi and Kihachiro Tochigi and Toshinori Sotome and Jirō Ikeda},
In 1990, the Tochigi Prefectural Agriculture Experimental Station developed a new rice cultivar, Summary: Nasuhikari, by crossbreeding the Koshihikari and Aichi-87 strains. In March, 2004, this new hybrid was formally adopted and recommended by the Prefecture as an incentive cultivar. The agronomic characteristics of the Nasuhikari cultivar are as follows: 1. Nasuhikari is an early-ripening, non-glutinous rice with heading and maturing times one day and two days later, respectively, than that… CONTINUE READING