Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originIntroduced from AVRDC
Year of release 2003
Main characteristics

Plant height 40-45 cm, photo insensitive and can be grown in  Kharif-I, Kharif-II and late Rabi, after flowering stage plant growth become stunted, leaf and seed color deep green and leaf broad, seed large shaped with smooth seed coat, pods matured at a same stage. Grain large, 1000 seed weight  51-52 g, after wheat harvest sowing up to  April first week,  It is sowing also Kharif-2 and Rabi season , crop duration  55-58 days.

Planting season and timeLast February to mid-March (Kharif-1); First August to last September (Kharif-II).
YieldYield 1.5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceTolerant  to Cercospora leaf spot  and yellow mosaic virus


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