BARI Masur-4(Surma)

LENTIL VARIETY: BARI Masur-4(Surma)

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Crossing materials  collected from ICARDA and Bangladesh.
Year of release  1996
Main characteristics BARI Masur-4 is a semi erect and medium stature cultivar with  plant height of 42-44 cm,  the leaves are dark green, with broad leaflets without tendrils, flowers are blue, and the pods and leaves turn to straw color during maturity stage. Seed coat color is dark grey and cotyledons are bright orange, size of this variety are  larger and wider than local variety, seed color reddish brown, 1000 seed weight 18-20 g,  cooking time 11-13 min.
Planting season and time Rabi, mid October to mid November
Days to maturity 105-110
Yield Yield 1.6-1.7 t/h
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to rust and stemphylium disease.
Quality of the product Protein 24-26%

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