BARI Hybrid Maize -4

MAIZE VARIETY: BARI  Hybrid Maize -4

Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originThis hybrid variety was developed in Bangladesh crossing between BARI inbreed line and BARI composite open pollinated variety (barnali).
Year of release 2002
Main characteristics It is a top cross hybrid.  Plant height 190-200 cm, height of ear 100-105 cm, weight of ear  250 g., seed weight / ear 230 g.,  seed/ ear 784, in rabi season silk formation time 85-90 days, grain orange yellow flint, 1000 grain weight 392 g., crop duration  143 days and 115 days in karif season, A profuse no  anthocyanin color here in first leaf sheath and profuse no  anthocyanin color here in  second leaf sheath.
Planting season and timeRabi: Mid November to  December
YieldYield in rabi season 7.4-9.5 t/ha


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