VARIETY: BARI Masur-1(Utfala)

LENTIL VARIETY: BARI Masur-1(Utfala)

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Collected from local germplasms
Year of release 1991
Main characteristics Plant medium,stem light green,  size of this variety is slightly larger than local variety, leaves are dark green with slightly pubescence, leaf size is medium with dark green color, short petiole and riches that form no tendrils, flowers are white, and the pods and leaves turn to straw, seed coat is ash and testa pattern to dotted with, 1000 seed weight 15-16 g. Cooking time 10-12 min, crop duration 105-110 days.
Planting season and time Rabi, mid October to mid November
Yield Yield 1.7-1.8 t/ha
Quality of the product Protein 26-28%

 

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