BARI Masur-5

LENTIL VARIETY: BARI Masur-5

 

 

 

 

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Local
Year of release 2006
Main characteristics BARI Masur-5  is a semi erect and medium stature cultivar with  plant height of 38-40 cm,  the leaves are dark green, with broad leaflets with small tendrils, flowers are blue, and the pods and leaves turn to straw color during maturity stage. Seed coat color is redish brown and cotyledons are bright orang, 1000 seed weight 19.84 g compared to 11.5g or less for the local variety. Size of this variety are larger and wider than local variety.
Planting season and time Rabi, mid October to mid November
Harvesting time/ripening time Ripening time 110-115 days

 

Yield Seed yield 2200 kg/ha
Resistance/tolerant Resistance to rust/STB and tolerant foot rot, moderately resistance to aphid.

 

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