BJRI Tossa-5

Variety: BJRI Tossa-5

Popular/local name: O-795 (Lal Tossa)

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Uganda Red ×O-4
Year of release 2008
Main characteristics Less photosensitive variety, wider adaptability with fine golden fiber, deep red to light red color present in stem, stipule, leaf petiole, leaf margin reddish in color, Ovate lanceolate leaf, bluish green seed.
Planting season and time 2nd week  of   March to  Mid- May
Harvesting time/Days to maturity 120
Yield(t/ha) Fiber yield  4.52 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Moderately resistant to disease and insect

 

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