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In Kuttanad region of Kerala, high yielding varieties of rice are cultivated. In Kuttanad and Kole areas, the puncha season starts in October and ends in January- February. The traditional rice varieties grown during the different seasons were also named accordingly. First crop varieties were also known as virippu varieties. Second crop varieties (mainly photosensitive varieties ) as mundakan varieties. Third crop varieties as puncha varieties.

Kuttanad areaPunchaEarly duration: Karthika, Makom, Jyothy, Mattatriveni, Annapurna, Revathy, Remanika, Krishnanjana, Prathyaasa
Medium duration: Bhadra, Asha, Pavizham, Remya, Kanakom, Jaya, Sabari, Bharathy, Renjini, Pavithra, Panchami, Uma, Gouri
 Additional cropEarly duration: Karthika, Aruna, Makom, Annapurna, Jyothy, Mattatriveni, Revathy, Remanika, Krishnanjana, Prathyaasa
Medium duration: Remya, Kanakom, Jaya, Sabari, Renjini, Pavithra, Panchami, Uma, Gouri.
Kole areaMundakanExtra short duration: Hraswa
Early duration: Annapurna, Mattatriveni, Jyothy, Swarnaprabha, Karthika, Aruna, Makom, Kanchana, Revathy, Remanika, Krishnanjana, Ahalya, Varsha
Medium duration: Aswathy, Sabari, Bharathy, Pavizham, Remya, Kanakom, Jaya, Aiswarya, Renjini, Pavithra, Panchami, Uma, Bhadra
PokkaliVirippuVyttila1, Vyttila2, Vyttila3, Vyttila4, Vyttila5, Vyttila6, Vyttila7 & Vyttila8
KaipadVirippuEzhome1 & Ezhome2