BARI China badam-5


Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originDeveloped through mutation breeding from Dhaka-1
Year of release 1999.
Main characteristics Spanish type, plant height 35-40 cm, plant straight and cluster pod bearing, leaf light green, flower bloom in branch and sub-branch, surface of the pod rough, wavy and vines prominent, seeds light brown in color and bigger size. Seed/pod 1-2,  seed dormancy 10-15 days, 100 seed weight 48-50 gm, crop duration  in rabi season 135-145 days and kharf season 115-125 days.
Planting season and timeRabi; mid October to mid November. Kharif; July to August.
YieldYield in rabi season2.7-3.1  t/ha and kharif season 2.0-2.5 t/ha
Quality of the productProtein 25-27%, Oil content in seed 51-52%


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