BARI GOM-19 (Shourov)

BARI GOM-19 (Shourov)

Scientific name: Triticum aestivum L. cv. BARI GOM-19 (Shourov)






Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Agricultural Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of developmentSourov was introduce in Bangladesh as a genetic line in 1989 and it is the hybridization of Nokazari  and Veri in International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Mexico.
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics It is a semi- dwarf and high yielding variety. The variety is resistance to lodging due to its strong stem. Plant height 90-100 cm. Number of tiller/plant 5-6, leaf is wide, plane and deep green, Flag leaf broad recurved, strong waxiness is present in spike, culm and flag leaf sheath.  The lower glume beak is long (about 5-10mm) and lower glume shoulder shape is slightly slopping. Panicle initiation time 60-67 days, panicle is long, grain/ spike 42-48, 1000 grain weight 40-45 g, life time 102-110 days.


Planting season and timeRabi: November 15-30
YieldYield 3.5-4.5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceLeaf rust  preventive and leaf spot disease(blight) tolerant





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