Scientific name:Fragaria × ananassa (Duchesne ex Weston) Duchesne ex Rozier

Local name: Strawberry






Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom         : Plantae
          : Magnoliophyta
Class                :Magnoliopsida

Subclass          : Rosidae

Order               : Rosales

Family             : Rosacaeae

Genus              : Fragaria

Species            : spp.

Botanical Description (brief)

Strawberrystrawberry white

Habit: Perennial small herb

Root: Tap root system, shallow rooted

Stem: Very short stem, creeping, runner. The plant forms stolons or runners, which bear small leaf rosettes

Leaf: Trifoliate, palmately compound, covered with soft hair

Inflorescence: Small raceme-like clusters

Flower: Yellow or white

Calyx: Sepal persistent

Corolla: Petal 5, polypetalous

Androecium: Stamen numerous, polyandrous

Gynoecium: carpel numerous

Fruit: Aggregate, eaterio achene. The enlarged receptacle or torus forms a pseudocarp or false fruit. On the surface of the pseudocarp, achenes or seeds are embedded.

Photo source: Face book

Table 1 Strawberry variety developed by BAU, Mymensingh and BARI, Joydebpur, Bangladesh

Serial Number Name of variety Developed by Growing season Average yield

(ton ha-1)

1 FTIP-BAU Strawberry-1 Germplasm Centre, BAU Rabi 3-15
2 BARI  Strawberry-1 HRC, BARI Rabi 10-12
3 BARI  Strawberry-2


HRC, BARI Rabi 14-18  t/ha
4 BARI  Strawberry-3


HRC, BARI Rabi 14-18  t/ha

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