Variety: Binamasur-5

Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik. Binamasur-5





Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture(BINA), Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Method of DevelopmentMutation breeding
Main characteristics Barimasur-5 is a high yielding and early maturing lentil variety. Seed size is larger than microsperma type.
Year of release 2011
Planting season and timeThe optimum time of sowing ranges from October 25-November 10.
Days to maturityIts maturity period ranges from 99-104 days.
Resistant/tolerantThe variety is tolerant to blight and rust disease.
YieldMaximum grain yield is about 2.2 t/ha (av.2.15 t/ha).
Quality of the productSeed contain higher crude protein (29-30%). Dal is red color with good cooking quality.

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