BT -16

Tea Variety: BT- 16

 Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh  Tea  Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/originOld seed section of  Shumshernugger Tea Estate
Year of release 2003
Main characteristics Leaf size large and broad, light green, compactable, thick pinkish shoots.
Planting season and timePlanting season: Early monsoon
Field duration60 to 100 years of age
Yield(t/ha)Leaf yield 3.6
Resistance/toleranceHighly tolerant to drought.
Quality of the productAbove average, coloury, bright and brisky liquor   with good strength


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