Pusa Basmati-1 Rice is the first early maturing basmati rice variety. This Basmati quality traits Introgression from Taraori Basmati Rice (HBC-19, PB-386, PB-370). It’s another local name is Muchal Basmati, because of it’s long pin point on tip every grain.
Seed & Agricultural: It’s seed to seed maturity of only 155 days and average yield of 3.9 Metric Tonne per hectare. PB-1 is a semi-dwarf Basmati rice variety with short structure and sturdy stem; owing to its early maturity, cultivation of PB-1 can help saving up to 4-5 irrigation leads to 25% saving of irrigation water. Non-shattering at maturity; non-lodging habit due to A noticeable large quantity of ground water would get saved by farmers. Plant height ranging from 135-150 cm.
Cultivation: Due to it’s long sturdy stem it might fall during light raining. Therefore, it does may lodge. It take 145 to 155 days for seed to seed maturity, Which is shortest duration for any other Basmati rice variety maturities. Because of shorter duration, Its economical in the of cost of agricultural inputs leads to a result in higher cropping intensity leading to better economic gains to the farmers. This variety produces almost half biomass due to height of 155cm and thus will reduce environmental pollution due to burning of paddy straw. This variety has given yield in the range of 3.9 to 4.20 Metric Tonne in large scale plantation growing regions of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Utter Pradesh.
Milling & Furnishing: After drying, de-husking & polishing the Paddy grain. It might give a 71% to 75% yield including broken grain. It’s rice grains have more length & thickness then PB-1, While the grain whiteness is perfect. Genotype posses aromatic extra long grains of 7.35mm to 7.45mm with very occasional grain chakiness with a very good grain length after cooking 22.00 mm.
About Market: PB-1 is no so much demanded by domestic and international market. Due to have a long length its is mostly used to cook Biryani and Pilaf. Long Grain rice are used mostly in marriges, party and on special occasions. While some people eat this rice regularly as its market price is a bit lesser then other long grain rice like , PB-1509, PB-1121 PB-1401, HBC-19.
Since 1969, We are serving major Basmati supplier of Taraori, Nising , Cheeka, Karnal, Delhi and earned a reputation in market of domestic supplier to exporters. At the most Basmati Rice supplier of Haryana know us as Ballia Dalal of Taraori Mandi. karnal. We also give customized packing option to our client at their willing quality specifications.