BARI Misti bhutta -1/ BARI Sweet corn-1

MAIZE VARIETY: BARI Sweet Corn -1

Main Features of the Variety

 

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin It is a synthetic variety developed at Nakhon Suwan Field Crop Research in Thailand, and latter on verified and released in Bangladesh.
Year of release 2002
Main characteristics The plant height of the synthetic sweet corn variety are medium tall (150-155cm) and ear height also medium.  Kernels are yellow and flint type at green stage but shrunken and dent at mature stage. Cobs are covered very tightly by the husk.
Planting season and time Mid November to mid December
Harvesting time Harvesting time for green cob ranges 113-119 days after sowing.
Yield Yield in Rabi season is 9.5-10.5 t/ha.

 

Resistance/tolerance Lodging resistant
Quality of the product It is a special type of maize which is consumed as vegetable. It is also consumed with fish,meat or consumed with snacks element. Young ear harvest for  consume. Sugar content is 18% in young grain, a lot of vitamin A(carotene) present in yellow grain.

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