Rice

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Rice varieties to deliver the top results you’re after.

Located in the heart of Arkansas rice country, Stratton Seed has the resources and expertise to offer high-performing rice varieties. Choose from a range of medium and long grain options that are proven to maximize yield and grade potentials.

Check out our high-quality seed varieties and their traits below—then contact your area representative today to place an order.

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Conventional Rice

Medium Grain:
Caffey

A short-season, semi-dwarf medium grain with excellent yield potential and milling quality. Susceptible to blast, sheath blight and panicle blight.

Jupiter

A short-season, semi-dwarf, medium grain with excellent yield potential and milling quality. It is a small grain size but has moderate resistance to bacterial panicle blight.

Titan

A short-season, medium-grain variety with excellent yield potential. Moderately susceptible to blast and bacterial panicle blight. It has a preferred large grain size.

Long Grain:
Cheniere

A short-season, semi-dwarf long grain with excellent yield potential and milling quality comparable to Cypress. Susceptible to sheath blight and blast.

Diamond

A mid-season, long-grain variety with excellent yield potential and good milling quality. Very good straw strength. Susceptible to blast and sheath blight, moderately susceptible to bacterial panicle blight. Very susceptible to false smut.

Francis

A very short-season long grain with excellent yield potential, susceptible to rice blast and very susceptible to kernel smut. It is the best long grain for high pH and salt soils of NE Arkansas west of Crowley’s Ridge but should not be stressed for water due to blast concerns.

Lakast

A mid-season, long grain variety with excellent yield potential and good milling quality. Susceptible to blast and sheath blight.

Mermentau

A short-season, semi-dwarf long grain variety with good yield potential and physical characteristics similar to Cocodrie, Cheniere and Catahoula.

Rex

A short-season, semi-dwarf long-grain variety with excellent yield potential and good milling quality. Very good straw strength but is susceptible to most diseases.

Roy J

A mid-season long grain variety with excellent yield potential and good milling quality. Excellent straw strength. Susceptible to blast and moderately susceptible to sheath blight.

Taggart

A mid-season, long grain variety with very good yield potential and average milling quality. Resistant to straighthead. Moderately susceptible to sheath blight and rice blast.

Thad

A mid-season long grain variety with good yield potential and milling quality. Susceptible to blast, sheath blight, and straighthead, very susceptible to false smut. High amylose content.

Wells

A short-season long grain variety with excellent yield potential, average to good milling quality. Large kernel sizes similar to Lemont but is susceptible to rice blast. Only moderately susceptible to kernel smut and most other diseases.

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