Caribbean 7

Caribe 7: Cuban rice variety nominated in 1982 , preceding the IR8 / CEB crossing ( Peru ), with an agricultural yield that exceeds 4.2 t / ha in the wet season and 7.0 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: 7.0 t / ha. Wet season: 4.2 t / ha.
  • Life cycle (days): Photoperiodic
  • % Whole White Grain: 56.0

Behavior towards the main pests

  • Tagosodes orizicolusMuir: Intermediate
  • White Sheet: Intermediate
  • Pyricularia grisea:Intermediate

Most outstanding descriptive characters

Plant characteristics

  • Plant height (cm): 80
  • Predominant tillering capacity: Very proliferates
  • Panicle length (cm): 22
  • Predominant panicle density: Semicompact

Ripe panicle of var. Caribbean 7

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

Industrial Characteristics

  • Grain / panicle: 98-123
  • Full grain: 84-104
  • Vain grain: 14-19
  • % Grains filled: 86
  • % Vain grains: 14
  • Seed length (mm): 6.8
  • Seed width (mm): 2.1

Rice grains of the var. Caribe 7 with shell and polished

  • 1000 Grain Weight (g): 26
  • % Shell: 24
  • % Brown rice: 76
  • % Polished rice: 65
  • % Whole White Grain: 56
  • % Matches: 8
  • % Amylose: 19.4
  • Protein%: 9.2
  • Alcali Test: –
  • Shear strength: Intermediate

 

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