BARI Chola -8









Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Origin ICRISAT
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics High yielding variety, erect type stature with large and green leaflets. Plant height 60-65 cm, leaf sheath large and color  green, in immature stage to mature stage stem light green color, flower white, seed slightly round shape, skin smooth and white  color, seed more larger than local variety, 1000 seed weight 220 g.
Planting season and time Rabi, 20th November to 10th December for barind area last week of October to first week of November. Flower initiation time 55-60 days.
Harvesting time Ripening time 125-130 days
Yield 1500 kg/ha
Resistance/tolerance Resistances to Fusarium wilt disease.

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