BARI Gom-24(Pradip)


Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originCrossing between two genetic line  G 162 and BL 1316 in 1991. Next year 1992  F1  top cross with NL 29  as Male parent , thereafter cross with F2 and F4 generation by modified bulk method. This is introduced in Bangladesh 1998 from Nepal for assessment  and select as BAW 1008.
Year of release 2005
Main characteristics It is a semi-dwarf high yielding potential variety. Plant height 95-100 cm.Number of tiller 4-5, leaf  broad and deep green, panicle initiation time 64-60 days, spike long, grain/panicle 45-55, grain white, glossy and large size, crop duration  102-110 days.
Planting Season and timeRabi: November 15-30, late planting grain size is normal


YieldYield 3.5-5.1 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceTolerant to leaf rust  and leaf spot disease(blight). The variety is tolerant to terminal heat stress. Due to temperature tolerant late planting yieldis possible.
Quality of the productGluten in flour is strong with high elasticity and extensibility, thus suitable for bread marking.

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