IR64 is popular for high-yielding variety in the global market. The rice was developed by International Rice Research Institute and first introduced in the Philippines. The top five qualities of the rice are given below:
The rice has produced in large quantities in a small area of agricultural land. With less amount of water, high-yield is produced in this variety. Irrigation agricultural system is applied for the production of the rice. Farmers are benefitted to produce rice in all parts of the world.
The rice has a great disease-resistant capability. It has resistant to diseases like fungal disease and bacterial blight.
It has been used extensively in research work due to its success as different types of hybrid varieties. Many valuable genes have been introduced in the market through backcross breeding of the species.
The rice is available in the market due to its low cost. The rice is also very popular in Southeast Asian countries.
Earlier maturity of the rice in the agricultural land helps to developed more yield. IR64 Rice has not only contributed to the higher income of the farmers but also it has a great market value with its improved variety.