Variety of Takasuka rice (syn. Kahei). Sample of paddy. Grown during the 1915/16 season at Tyntynder West, Swan Hill, Victoria, by rice breeder J. Takasuka. Takasuka was an eminent Japanese citizen who migrated to Australia.

This forms a small, but signficant, collection relating to the first rice grown in Australia by Jo Takasuka. This collection includes two postcards and rice samples.

Physical Description

Glass jar with stopper containing rice sample.

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