Koshihikari is a short grain Japonica type that has been grown in the Riverina for over 20 years. It is a full season variety with very high grain quality that demands a high premium.
Understanding individual paddock nutrition levels, drill sowing depth, careful irrigation management and harvesting on time are all factors critical to a successful Koshihikari crop. It is a tall variety that requires specific nitrogen management to prevent lodging.
This Primefact includes the RRAPL recipe for growing Koshihikari based on 15 years of commercial crops and R&D experiments. This formula is also based on average soil nutrition.