Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol : 6 - Issue : 3 ; 473-477 Damini Thawait, S K Dwivedi and Srishti Pandey and Amit Kumar Patel Department of Agronomy, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur - 492 012, Chhattisgarh, India Abstract The optimum seedlings per hill ensure the plants to grow in their both aerial and underground parts through efficient utilization of solar radiation, water and nutrients. When the planting densities exceed the optimum level, competition among plants becomes severe and consequently the plant growth slows down and the grain yield decreases. As the tiller production in scented rice is comparatively low and most of them are low yielding. So, it is essential to determine suitable seedling densities per hill to maximize their yield. A thick population crop may have limitations in the maximum availability of these factors. It is, therefore, necessary to determine the optimum density of plant population per unit area for obtaining maximum yields.