BARI Hybrid Maize -7


Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh.
Method of development/originThe hybrid was developed in Bangladesh through crossing of two  CIMMYT  inbred lines.
Year of release 2006
Main characteristics It is single cross high yielding hybrid. The variety matures relatively earlier(130-140 days). In rabi season silk formation time 75-80 days, plant height 200-210 cm,  ear are big, length  100-105 cm and covered with tight husk cover, weight of ear 250  g. Seed weight / ear 230 g, seed/ ear 700-780, crop duration  in rabi season 133-141 days, 1000 grain weight 340-360 g, kernels are bold, light yellow color and flint type.
Planting season and timeRabi: November to 1th  week of December
YieldYield in rabi season 10.5-11.0 t/ha

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