BARI Gom -31


Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin


Year of release 2017
Main characteristics

The variety is high yielding, early in maturity and tolerant to terminal heat stress. The variety is resistant to leaf rust and tolerant to BpLB disease. Grains are white amber in colour and medium in size (46-52g). Spikes are long with 45-52 average grains per spike.

Leaves are broad and recurved. Glaucosity is weak in spike and culm and medium in flag leaf sheath. Few hairs present in upper culm node. Lower glume beak (LGB) length is small (<5 mm). LGB spicules- numerous, LGB shoulder medium in width and square.

Yield (t/ha)Yield 4.5-5.0
Resistance/toleranceResistant to leaf rust and moderately resistant to Bipolaris leaf blight

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