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Table 1 Agronomic relevance of the 16 founder lines used in developing the indica and japonica MAGIC populations

From: Multi-parent advanced generation inter-cross (MAGIC) populations in rice: progress and potential for genetics research and breeding

Germplasm/variety GID1 Varietal type Origin Agronomic relevance
Indica type     
Fedearroz 50 1846419 Indica Colombia Popular variety in several countries, with stay green/delayed senescence & quality traits, disease tolerance, progenitor of many breeding lines
Shan-Huang Zhan-2 (SHZ-2) 402862 Indica China Blast resistant, high yielding; in the pedigrees of many varieties in south China
IR64633-87-2-2-3-3 (PSBRc82) 94801 Indica IRRI High yielding and most popular variety of the Philippines
IR77186-122-2-2-3 (PSBRc 158) 1111266 Indica / tropical japonica background IRRI High yielding variety in New Plant Type II background
IR77298-14-1-2-10 2154106 Indica IRRI Drought tolerant in lowlands with IR64 background and tungro resistance
IR4630-22-2-5-1-3 56023 Indica IRRI Good plant type, salt tolerant at seedling and reproductive stages
IR45427-2B-2-2B-1-1 1935108 Indica IRRI Fe toxicity tolerant
Sambha Mahsuri + Sub1 2254836 Indica IRRI Mega variety with wide compatibility, good grain quality and submergence tolerance
Japonica group     
CSR 30 1158955 Basmati group India Sodicity tolerance; Basmati type long aromatic grain
Cypress 417083 Tropical japonica USA High yielding, good grain quality and cold tolerant
IAC 165 599974 Tropical japonica Latin America Aerobic rice adaptation
Jinbubyeo 312160 Temperate japonica Korea High yielding and cold tolerant
WAB 56-125 94428 O. glaberrima in indica background WARDA NERICA background (O. glaberrima); heat tolerant and early flowering
IR73571-3B-11-3-K2 2007669 Cross between tropical japonica and indica IRRI-Korea project Tongil type, salinity tolerant
Inia Tacuari 1846418 Tropical japonica Uruguay With earliness, wide adaptation, & good grain quality
Colombia XXI 2351848 Tropical japonica Colombia High yielding and delayed senescence
  1. 1GID, Germplasm identification.