Guidelines for dry seeded rice (DSR) in the Eastern Gangetic Plains of India uri icon


  • Dry seeded rice (DSR) is becoming an attractive option for farmers as it has a much lower labor requirement than manually transplanted rice. Labor for transplanting rice has become scarce and costly because laborers are shifting from agriculture to industry, public works, and services. This document is meant to be a guideline for the production technology of DSR in Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh (Eastern Gangetic Plains) India

publication date

  • 2013