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PSB Rc 74 Rice
PSB Rc 74, popularly known as ‘Aklan,’ is a rainfed lowland rice variety released by the National Seed Industry Council in 1998. In the advanced yield trials, it had a yield advantage of 16.1% over IR 72 in six locations and 15.5% and 16.4% over IR 72 and PSB Rc 4 in 20 additional locations during the wet season trials. It matures in 115 days with a mean plant height of 96 cm, slightly taller than IR 72. Its responses to pests and diseases are comparable to those of IR 72 but its grain has better quality.
Field crop variety
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