BARI Hybrid Maize -8
MAIZE VARIETY: BARI Hybrid Maize -8
Main Features of the Variety
|Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh.
|Method of development/origin
|Hybrid developed in Bangladesh through crossing between two exotic inbred line from CIMMYT
|Year of release
|It is single cross hybrid. Light anthocynin color in silk and anthocynin colored glumes ring in male flowers. Kernels are yellow colored and dent type. In rabi season silk formation time 89-104 days, plant height 200-222 cm, height of ear 99-116 cm, weight of ear 250 g, seed weight / ear 230 g, seed/ear 700-780,ears are tightly covered with husk up to tip. Crop duration in rabi season 142-146 days, Grain attractive orange color.
|Planting season and time
|Rabi: November to 1st week of December and in kharif: mid March to end of April.
|Yield in rabi season 9.7-11.5 t/ha