BARI Chola -6 (Navarun)







Main Features of the Variety


Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin  Origin ICRISAT
Year of release 1996
Main characteristics Plant height 55-60 cm, semi spreading type with medium and light green leaflets,  no pigmentation observed at seedling stage but light grey pigmentation observed in the matured stage stem, small seed size, seed slightly round shape  with deep brown color seed coat,   skin smooth,  seed larger than local variety, 1000 seed weight 155-165 g, cooking time 32-37 min, crop duration 125-130 days.
Planting season and time Rabi, 20th November to 10th December for barind area last week of October to first week of November.
Yield Yield 1.8-2.0 t/ha, late planting yield is good
Resistance/tolerance Resistance to wilt disease
Quality of the product Protein 19-21%


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