BARI Barley-6








Main Features of the Variety


Developed byPlant Breeding Division, Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originThe variety was developed and selected by crossing between a locally developed hulled (BARI Barley-1) and exotic hull-less (E-6) line.
Year of release 2005
Main characteristics It is a high yielding six-rowed hull-less variety. The plants are relatively shorter (85-90cm) in height. Each spike contains 48-65 grain. Seed color brown, grains are bold and weight 35-38g/1000 grains. Erect leaves and spikes remain erect after maturity.
Planting season and time Rabi: November to December
Days to maturity/Harvesting time98-102days
Resistance/toleranceSuitable for char land, low fertile/poor soil and river basin and can be grown also saline area also.


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