BR 8/Asha

Variety: BR 8/Asha

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Origin BR 167-2B-9
Year of release 1978
Main characteristics Plant height 125cm for both Boro and Aus season, clean rice elongated, medium   bold, spot at the belly.
Planting season and time Rabi, Boro  early to mid November , Aus late March to late  April
Harvesting time Mid to late April(Boro), July (Aus)
Yield Boro 6 t/ha, Aus 5 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Moderately tolerant to tungro


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