Variety: Binamasur-4

Scientific name : Lens culinaris Medik. cv. Binamasur-4






Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture(BINA), Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Method of DevelopmentMutation breeding
Main characteristics Binamasur -4 is a high yielding, determinate type lentil variety. Plant is determinate, short (35-40cm), erect with 5-7 branches. Stem is white and leaf is light green with waxy coating. It produce white synchronous flowers.
Year of release 2009
Planting season and timeOptimum sowing time for Barimasur-4 is the last week of October to 2nd week of November.
Days to maturityMatures with 96-102 days
Resistant/tolerantIt is moderately resistant to rust, foot and root rot/wilt disease, pod borer and suitable for growing in the Barind areas for the drought tolerance.
YieldIts yield potential is 2500 kg/ha, average yield 1800kg/ha
1000 seed weight2.11g
Quality of the productProtein content 25%. It has good cooking quality.

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