BARI Khesari-2

GRASS PEA VARIETY: BARI  Khesari-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Local
Year of release 1996
Main characteristics Plant height 55-60 cm, leaf is wide than local variety, large and blue flower with prominent vain, last leaflet converted into trendily, leaflet are large in size, seed size larger than local one and give 40% higher yield than the local variety. 1000 seed weight 50-55g,seed light grey color. It also cultivated and favorable throughout the whole Bangladesh.
Planting season and time Rabi,  15 October to November
Harvesting time Ripening time 125-130 days
Yield Yield 1.5-2 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to drought and salinity.
Quality of the product Protein 24-26%

 

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