Caribbean 1

Caribe 1 is a Cuban rice variety nominated in 1981 , precedent of the unknown crossing with an agricultural yield that exceeds 6.3 t / ha in the wet season and 8.2 t / ha in the dry season.

Summary

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  • 1 General characters
  • 2 Behavior towards the main pests
  • 3 Most outstanding descriptive characters
    • 1 Plant characteristics
    • 2 Industrial characteristics
  • 4 Internal links
  • 5 External links
  • 6 Source:

General characters

  • Potential agricultural yield: dry period: 8.2 t / ha. Wet season: 6.3 t / ha.
  • Life cycle (days): dry period: 147 and in the wet season: 129
  • % Whole White Grain: 57.0

Behavior towards the main pests

  • Tagosodes orizicolusMuir: Hardy
  • White Sheet: Resistant
  • Pyricularia griseaSacc .: Susceptible

Most outstanding descriptive characters

Plant characteristics

  • Plant Height (cm): 88
  • Predominant tillering capacity: Very prolific
  • Panicle length (cm): 23
  • Predominant panicle density: Semicompact

Ripe panicle of var. Caribbean 1

  • Vegetative vigor: 5
  • Ecotype: Intermediate
  • Acame Resistance: Resistant
  • Cold damage: Intermediate

Industrial Characteristics

  • Grain / panicle: 110-134
  • Full grain: 90-127
  • Vain grain: 9-17
  • % Grains filled: 84
  • % Vain grains: 16
  • Seed length (mm): 6.7
  • Seed width (mm): 2.1

Rice grains of the var. Caribe 1 with shell and polished

  • 1000 Grain Weight (g): 30
  • % Shell: 20
  • % Brown rice: 80
  • % Polished rice: 68.5
  • % Whole White Grain: 57.0
  • % Matches: 14.5
  • % Amylose: 19.4
  • Protein%: 9.2
  • Alcali Test: 5.3-6.1
  • Shear strength: Intermediate

 

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