Popular traditional upland rice varieties per region

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upland rice varieties

Outstanding Features

  • Resistant to pests and diseases
  • Low fertilization requirement
  • Non-lodging, non-shattering
  • Long panicles for easy harvesting/storage
  • Aromatic with good eating quality
  • Commands high cost in the market
DA-Regions Provinces Most Preferred Traditional Varieties
CAR Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Kalinga, Ifugao, Mt. Province Palawan, Mimis, Azucena, Pinilisa
1 Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan Palawan, Kamuros, Inumay
2 Nueva Vizcaya, Isabela, Cagayan, Quirino, Batanes Palawan, Mimis, Galo, Kamuros, Pinilisa
3 Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Aurora, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales Palawan, Galo, Binernal white, Dinurado, Binundok
4A Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, Laguna, Rizal Binerhen, Kinamuros, Kinandang, Inipotibon, Pirurutong
4B Mindoro Occ, Mindoro Or., Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan Kamuros, Inipot-ibon, Inasucena, Dinurado, Milagrosa
5 Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Sorsogon, Masbate, Catanduanes Dinorado, Palawan, Gios, Binerhen
6 Aklan, Capiz, Iloilo, Antique, Guimaras, Negros Occ. Dinorado, Malido, Manumbalay, Azucena, Palawan
7 Bohol, Negros Or., Cebu, Syquijor Dinorado, Kamuros, Azucena,
8 Leyte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Northern Samar, Western Samar Kalinayan, Baysilanon, Kanukot
9 Zamboanga Norte, Zam Sur, Zam Sibugay, Dinorado, Remulites, Mimis, Zambales, Azucena
10 Bukidnon, Lanao Norte, Misamis Occ., Mis. Oriental Dinorado, Azucena, Dumudao, Palawanon, Mimis
11 Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao Norte, Davao Sur Dinorado, Peria, Remulites, Azucena
12 North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Saranggani Dinorado, Azucena, Hinomay
13 Agusan Norte, Agusan Sur, Surigao Norte, Surigao Sur, Dinagat Island Dinorado, Azucena, Mimis, Remulites
ARMM Maguindanao, Lanao Sur, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi Dinorado


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Djoey Medilla
Djoey Medilla

Greetings! Can I get the contact of any local Rice Researchers from UPLB who can help me with my Rice Genetics Research? Also, where can I order the rice varieties tubigan 3-8, nahalin, matatag 9, and nsic rc120? Thank you!

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Pinoy Rice

Hello Djoey Medilla, you can contact PhilRice UPLB at tel. nos. (49)536-4860 or 501-1917. You can also email them at losbanos.station@philrice.gov.ph; regarding rice varieties you may send also to them your request since it is for research but not all varieties are available.

Michael Ocampo
Michael Ocampo

i want to ask about variety can anyone can help me about my inquiry?

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Pinoy Rice

Hello sir Michael, you can find lists and characteristics of rice varieties approved by the Philippine Seed Board or National Seed Industry Council at http://www.pinoyrice.com/rice-varieties.


Where I can find an upland dinorado variety in visayas area sir/ ma’am, or what particular area I can buy a seeds for planting.

Pinoy Rice
Pinoy Rice

Hello Mel, Dinorado variety is a tradional variety usually grown in upland areas, you may ask your local DA office to assist you where to buy seeds. Our branch in PhilRice Negros in Murcia Negros Occ. usually produce Dinorado but so far there are no available seeds.

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