BARI Gom-26

WHEAT VARIETY: BARI Gom-26

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Crossing between  with three alien wheat variety and select as BAW 1064 from different generation and named as   BARI Gom-26.
Main characteristics The variety relatively shorter height (92-96 cm). Number of tiller/plant 5-6, leaf  broad, recurved and deep green, in younger stage tiller is intermediate, plant deep green, a lot of hair present in upper culm node, flag leaf broad and erect, medium wax coating has present in panicle, stem and leaf sheath, glum of lower portion of spikelet shoulder medium wide and erect, lip tall(> 15 mm) and   a lot of  spine has present in lip, panicle initiation time 60-63 days, spike medium, grain/spike 45-50, grain white, glossy and large size, 1000 grain weight 48-52 g, glum  of lower portion of spikelet shoulder high narrow and sloppy, lip small(<5 mm) and spine has present in lip, crop duration 104-110 days.
Planting season and time Rabi: November 15-30
Yield Yield 3500-4500 kg/ha, at late planting yield 10-12% greater than Satabdi.
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to leaf rust and leaf spot disease (blight), salt tolerant, temperature tolerant. Due to temperature tolerant late planting yield is high.


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