Variety: Binamasur-3

Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik. cv. Binamasur-3







Main Features of the variety

Developed by Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture(BINA), Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Method of Development Mutation breeding
Main characteristics Binamasur-3 is a high yielding, determinate type lentil variety. Plant is short (34-38 cm), erect with 5-7 of branches. Stem is pink, leaf is light green with waxy coating and leaf tip is tendriller. It produces white synchronous flowers and matres early.
Year of release 2005
Planting season and time It has late sowing potential up to 25 November.
Days to maturity Matures with 95-100 days.
Resistant/tolerant It is moderately resistant to rust, foot and root rot/wilt diseases, pod borer and tolerant to mild water stress.
Yield Its yield potential is 2400kg/ha, average yield 1800 kg/ha,
100 seed weight 2.11g
Quality of the product Protein content 25%. It has good cooking quality

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