BARI Miaze -7

MAIZE VARIETY: BARI Miaze -7

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin BARI Maize -7 was introduced to Bangladesh as genetic line in 2002 (from selected genetic line) which was collected from International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Mexico.
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics It is high yielding composite variety. Plant stout and vigorous growth. Presence in deep anthocyanin and 1st leaf sheath and also strong pigmentation in leaf sheath at 2-leaf stage. Plant is strong, heavy and hard, ear are, heavy, top of ear with coating, plant height 190-194 cm, ear medium and height 85-95 cm. Kernels are  yellow, dent shape and large, 1000 kernel weight 360 g. Crop duration 154-155 days in Rabi and 100-105 days in Kharif season.
Planting season and time Mid November to mid December
Yield Yield in Rabi season 6.0-7.00 t/ha and 5.0-6 t/ha in Kharif season.

 

Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to leaf blight disease.

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