BARI Felon-1(Bostamy)

Cow Pea Variety: BARI Felon-1(Bostamy)

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Collected from local germplasm
Year of release 1993
Main characteristics Leaf and stem color light green and semi erect stature plant. Plant usually straight but due to access food and access water plant will vine pods/plant 10-20 with average 13-17 cm length per pod, seed size larger than the local one with ash color spotted seed coat, 1000 seed weight  90-95 g, and husk ration 3:1, crop duration 125-135 days, cooking time 17-22 min.
Planting season and time Rabi, November to December
Yield Yield 1.1-1.4 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Resistant to drought and salinity, resistant to powdery mmildew and downy mildew disease.
Quality of the product Protein 25-30%

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