Kattu Kuthalam

 This is a 125 days paddy variety with the following characteristics :

  • It can be cultivated in sandy clay soil either by dry sowing or by transplantation.
  • Since it is a short duration variety, it can be cultivated in all the three seasons.
  • The rice is coarse and red coloured. It is extremely suitable for preparation of idly and dosa.
  • The grain weight is quite heavy.
  • It grows well in areas which have good drainage facility.

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