EPPO Global Database

Oryza sativa Japonica(ORYSJ)

Code created in: 2014-01-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ORYSJ
  • Preferred name: Oryza sativa Japonica


A name originally given to a subspecies of Oryza sativa, now attributed to a major group of short-grain rice varieties probably originating in China, and cultivated in subtropical and warm-temperate countries (especially East Asia, Mediterranean and Middle East, South America, Australia)