A beautiful new rice variety tkm13 with fine slender grain , taste &yield

The TKM13 rice variety is a new paddy developed , with many good parameters favorable for both  farmers and consumers
Salient features of TKM 13 – consumer point of view

  1. Medium ( fine ) slender  white rice with high milling yield ( 75.5% ) and head rice yield ( 71.7%)
  2. High linear elongation ratio with superior cooking and organoleptic (  bio chemical property responsible for very good taste of cooked rice ) characters
  3. Most suitable for rice meals and Idly and dosha
    Farmers’ point of view
  4. Alternative to BPT 5204 but superior in many respects
  5. Average per acre yield is 3000 kgs under ordinary cultivation practices but has extraordinary yielding potential with average per acre yield upto 4000 Kgs  under SRI cultivation method.
  6. Early vigor – sprout and grow fast
  7. Duration of crop 128 to 132 days
  8. Plant height 96 CMS
  9. No of tillers per hill under 22.5 CMS * 22.5 CMS  spacing = 35
  10. Plant population per sq m – 20
  11. Panicle length – 24.8 cms
  12. Filled grains per panicle – 255 numbers in primary tillers and average no of grains per panicle is 140
  13. Average single plant yield – 34.1 grams
  14. 1000 grain weight is 13.8 grams
  15. LBT ( mm ) of rice grain is 5.441.921.52
  16. Moderately resistant to pest and diseases like Leaf folder, stem borer Green Leaf Hopper( GLH ) and sheath rot blast and brown spot .
    The Rice develops small hairy formations all over its leaves and stem making itself inaccessible for the insect pest to rest and lay eggs and keep it away from causing damage to the crop
    It is highly responsive to fertilizers and manures application enhancing plant potential to give more yield .
    PARENTAGE OF TKM 13 PADDY IS
    WGL 32100/ Swarna
    It can be cultivated successfully in delta and other irrigated lands …
    It does not lodge during heavy rain because of strong tiller base

Yield calculator
Population Per sq m    –  20 Hills
No of productive tillers per hill  - 30
Average no of grain per panicle -  140
1000 grains weight -  13.8 grams
Yield calculator
20 * 30 * 140 * 13.8/100040001/1000 = 4636
4636 -10% risk allowance
4172 kgs or 55 bags each of 75 kgs …


KINDLY LET ME KNOW THE MOBILE NUMBER OF Mr.RAMU WHO HAS CULTIVATED  TKM 13 RICE IN ORDER TO KNOW BETTER KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE VARIETY AND SEED

Dear friend

No further enquiry about this paddy variety TKM 13 . It does excellently well .All the description  of this variety has been listed out already in the beginning of this forum itself . Myself personally studied this variety planted in over 75 acres in 23 different locations . The photographs of TKM 13 rice variety are attached here for your reference








RAMU sir,
where can we get the seed?

Dear soori
You please contact kvk tirur for seeds or Mr.Vasu 9944448611

Looks like Mr.Vasu can communicate only in Tamil. And he has adviced to speak to you.

Whats the price of the seeds and current availability and suitability for the Telangana region? Is it comparable to Sona Masoori or just plain BPT?

Dear Mr. Ramu

Please provide the details for TKM 13

  1. Type and Amount of fertilizers per acre
  2. Amount of Pesticide per acre

Thanks
Muthukumar
9566663060