BARI Masur-3(Falguni)

LENTIL VARIETY: BARI Masur-3(Falguni)

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Cross between two local germplasms
Year of release 1996
Main characteristics This is hybrid variety BARI Masur-3 is a semi erect and medium stature cultivar with plant height of 42-44 cm, pigmentation present in the lower portion of the stem. Leaves are dark green with broad leaflets without tendrils, flowers are white, and the pods and leaves turn to straw color, the stem remains green at maturity. Seed color grey, small blackish spot has shown in leaf , size of this variety is  larger than local variety, 1000 seed weight 22-25 g, cooking time 10-12 min, crop duration 100-105 days.
Planting season and time Rabi, Mid October to Mid November
Yield Yield 1.5-1.7 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to rust and stemphylium disease
Quality of the product Protein 24-26%

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