Variety: Protiva

Scientific name: Triticum aestivum L. cv. Protiva







Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agricultural Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of developmentK-U-12 named genetic line introduced fromĀ  ThailandĀ  in Bangladesh in 1982
Year of release 1993
Main characteristics It is a semi-dwarf like Kanchan with good tillering habit. Plant height 85-95 cm. Number of tiller/plant 6-7, leaves are semi- erect and narrow, deep green color. Flag leaf semi- erect and narrow. Panicle initiation time 60-70 days, spike long, grain/ spike 35-45.Grain white, large size, 1000 grain weight 42-48 g, life time 105-110 days. It is also cultivated and favorable throughout the whole Bangladesh.
Planting season and time Rabi: November 15-30
yieldYield 3.8-4.5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceLeaf rust and leaf spot disease(blight) tolerant










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