Famous as Telangana Sona, For Brown Rice variety RNR-15048-Paddy Seeds-Sugarless, also called as Telangana Sona Masoori. A healthy Friendly White Rice Paddy Seed.
- For Sugar free rice
- Great for Madhumeham
- Very light on Stomach
- As it’s lengthy grain, it’s the Best suitable for Pulav and Biryani as well.
The study said, "The low-GI rice RNR 15048 can be a useful diet that helps in the reduction of glucose and elevation in plasma levels in patients with type-2 Madhumeham.
With a distinct flavour, higher protein composition, carbohydrates, energy, Vitamin B3, and with low glycemic index, the variety could be a preferred choice for the urban middle-class.
With a low glycemic index of 51.5 per cent as against the normal 56.5 per cent, it can be sold well to diabetic patients. But the ISB cautions against a campaign centred around diabetes. “A strong association with diabetics that may deter normal consumers from associating with it,” it warned.
Telangana Sona is a climate-smart variety. It can save 2,000-4,000 million cubic feet (tmc) of water and ₹20 crore on pesticide use for every one lakh acres of land. It can replace the traditionally-grown long-duration rice varieties and is highly suitable for both kharif and rabi seasons.
It wants the players to use social media platforms to reach out to the young consumers.
The variety has been notified vide Indian Gazette Notification No.S.O. 2238 (E) dated 29.06.2016 and has been recommended for cultivation in the state of Telangana. However, due to wider adoptability and preferences, the variety is being cultivated in many other states viz., Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal etc. The said variety was also registered under Protection of Plant Variety & Farmers’ Rights Act of 2001 (A Statutory body created by an act of Parliament) bearing Registration No. 196 of 2018.
Telangana Sona (RNR 15048) is ashort duration, blast resistant rice variety suitable for both kharif and rabi seasons. It has high (>67%) Head Rice Recovery even in rabi harvests, which is a major advantage to the farmers and millers. It became popular on account of its unique grain size and shape (short slender) besides cooking quality as evident from intermediate estimates of alkali spreading value, gel consistency and amylose.
RNR 15048 has been classified under low glycemic index category with values of 51.5 (Umamaheshwari et al., 2015, Release proposals of RNR 15048 variety) and 51.72 (Prasanthi et al., 2019, American Journal of Food and Nutrition, 7(4):158-165).
Keeping in view of several advantages of this variety with respect to farmer (high yield, short duration, blast resistance), trader (high head rice recovery, very fine grain) and consumer (low glycemic index, good cooking quality, slenderness), the University has decided to popularize the benefits through branding fortotal value chain approach involving all the stake holders.
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