Released by CVRC in 1993 for commercial cultivation in Karnataka and Kerala but very popular in the state of Punjab.
Pusa Rice Hybrid 10
A non aromatic variety suitable for combine harvesting and also for rice-wheat cropping system in northern India especially in Punjab.
Pusa Basmati 1
Released by CVRC during 1989 for Basmati growing areas Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Western UP, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir
First semi-dwarf, high yielding Basmati rice variety.It possesses excellent grain and cooking quality with soft texture and pleasant aroma.It takes 135-140 days to maturity with an Average yield of 5-5.5 t/ha.