BARI Chola -7







Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originOrigin ICRISAT
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics Erect type stature with large and green leaflets, light brown color seed coat and larger than the local variety, plant height 55 -60 cm and medium wide,  leaf sheath medium and color light green, in immature stage stem have light pigment, seed slightly round shape, skin smooth and color bright brownish yellow, 100 seed weight 17-18 g.
Planting season and timeRabi, 20th November to 10th December for barind area last week of October to first week of November. Flower initiation time 55-60 days ,late planting life time is decline proportionally.
Harvesting timeRipening time 125-130 days
YieldYield 2.5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceResistance to Fusarium wilt disease  and tolerant to Botrytis grey mold disease.



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