BARI HYBRID MAIZE -1

MAIZE VARIETY: BARI HYBRID MAIZE -1

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin BARI hybrid maize-1 was developed in Bangladesh by crossing between three Kassetsart inbred lines from Thailand.
Year of release 2000
Main characteristics It is a three- way cross hybrid. Ear large, heavy, height of Ear 100-105 cm, Plant height 190-210 cm, Weight of ear 250 g, the ear is filled with kernels up to the tips. Kernels are orange yellow. There are 16 kernel in an ear. Seed weight / ear 230 g, seed/ear 784, in Rabi season silk formation time 90-92 days. Grain yellow, large, 1000 grain weight 350-375 g. Presence in deep anthocyanin and 1st   leaf sheath. Crop duration 140-150 days and 100-110 days in Kharif season. Anthocyanin color in first leaf sheath and light anthocyanin color in second leaf sheath.

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