Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (June-December); Dry season (January-May)

Irrigated Lowland yield (t/ha): 3.6

Rice Area per Farmer (ha): ≥1.5

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: Yes

Access to credit: Yes

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No

Popular Varieties

Irrigated: Seedy Jarju, WAB 105, IET 3137, TMS 14, ATM

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, machine

Crop establishment: Transplanting

Water supply: River

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Transplanting, harvesting, threshing.

Major Challenges: Fertilizer access, flooding, poor water management, animal damage, mechanization.

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