BJRI Tossa-3

Variety: BJRI Tossa-3

Popular/local name: OM-1

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Spontaneously created mutant
Year of release 1995
Main characteristics Less photosensitive variety, full green plant, glossy ovate leaf  and brown seed, leaf glossy deep green, better quality fibre. Field duration 120-130 days for fiber.
Planting season and time Third week of March to  Mid – May
Harvesting time/Days to maturity 100-120 for fiber
Yield(t/ha) Fiber yield  4.52 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Moderately resistant to disease and insect

 

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