BARLEY VARIETY: BARI Barley-2
Main Features of the Variety
|Plant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
|Method of development/origin
|The variety was developed and selected from an ICARDA line”BTON-10”. After verifying the performance, it was released as variety in Bangladesh.
|Year of release
|Six-rowed high yielding hulled variety. Leaves are erect, spikes also erect, long spikes with bold grains, plant height medium, stem stout and strong, plant do not lodge, more number of fertile tillers/plant.Plant growth in vigorous. The 1000-seed weight 35-38 g, 12-14% protein in grain.
|Planting season and time
|Rabi: November to December
|Stem rot and blight disease tolerant
|Yield 2.0-2.5t/ha(without irrigation), but yield is enhance 2.5-3.0 t/ha by cultivated with irrigation.