Rice, Varieties, Ord River region (W.A.), Western Australia
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PREVIOUS experimental work at the Kimberley Research Station (Langfield 1961) showed that, in general, indica varieties of rice are best adapted for wet-season sowing and japonica varieties for dry-season sowing.
This article gives the results of three rice variety and time of planting experiments carried out at Kimberley Research Station in the I960, 1961, and 1962 dry seasons. The recommendation is to sow the variety Caloro during May.
Chapman, A L. and Van Rijn, P. J.
"Dry season rice varieties for the Ord River Valley,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 5:
4, Article 9.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol5/iss4/9