22 June 2022, New Delhi: Description: Pusa Samba 1850 is a MAS derived blast resistant near-isogenic line of BPT 5204 (Samba Mahsuri) which possesses three genes governing blast resistance namely, Pi54, Pi1 and Pita, with seed to seed maturity of 140-145 days and average yield of 4.77 t/ha.
Salient Feature: This variety is Resistant to blast disease of rice. The Average yield is around 20.0 to 24.0 q/acre. 5 kg seed is sufficient for per acre of transplantation.
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