BARI Barley-5









Main Features of the Variety


Developed byPlant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originThe variety was developed by crossing between local high yielding variety BARI Barley-1 with an exotic line  BEL-4.
Year of release 2005
Main characteristics It is a high yielding six-rowed hulled variety. Plant height 95-100 cm, early ripening, leaf green and erect, and seed color brown. The plants has long spike (10-12 cm), 60-65 grain /panicle, spike remain erect even after maturity, crop duration 95-98 days, 1000 grain weight 36-38 g.


Planting season and time Rabi: November to December
YieldAverage yield 2.50-3.00 t/ha
Quality of the productIt is suitable for low fertile land, drought stress and char region.


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