BARI Hybrid Maize -2

MAIZE VARIETY: BARI  Hybrid Maize -2

Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originBARI Hybrid Maize-2 was selected from CIMMYT hybrid trails, and latter on verified and released as variety.


Year of release 2002
Main characteristics Plant strong and viable, height 185-200 cm, height of ear 60-70 cm and top of the ears are tightly covered by husks. Weight of ear 250 g, seed weight / ear 230 g,  seed row/ear 6,  seed/ear 784, in rabi season silk formation time 80-85 days,  Kernels are  yellow and semi flint type, 1000 grain weight 356.1 g, crop duration  140-150 days in rabi and 100-105 days in kharif season. Medium anthocyanin color in first leaf sheath and very  light anthocyanin colour in second leaf sheath.
Planting season and time Rabi: November to December, kharif: End of February to first week of April
YieldYield in Rabi season 8-9 t/ha and 7-7.5 t/ha in kharif season

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