BARI Mash-2 (Sarath)

BLACK GRAM VARIETY: BARI Mash-2 (Sarath)

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 BARI Mash-2 is erect and attains a height of 33-35 cm. Its flowers 35-40 days after emergence and reaches physiological maturity 70-75 days after emergence.  Leaves are trifoliate, alternate and green, leaf pubescence is present, petioles are short and purple-green, the corolla is yellowish green, the raceme position is above the canopy, mature pods are black and have hair, seeds are drum-shaped and blackish, seed  larger than local variety, 1000 seed weight 32-36 g. Cooking time 30-35 min, crop duration 65-70 days, day neutral variety.
Planting season and time August to September
Yield Yield 1.4-1.6 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to Yellow Mosaic Virus
Quality of the product Protein 21-24%

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