BARI Hybrid Maize -8


Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh.
Method of development/originHybrid developed in Bangladesh through crossing between two exotic inbred line from  CIMMYT
Year of release 2007
Main characteristics 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.
YieldYield in rabi season 9.7-11.5 t/ha

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  • Tarek

    Dear Concern
    Assalamu Alaikum,
    This is Tarek from Narail, I want to cultivate BARI -15 Maize, Need seed for 300 Demimal of land.
    Would you please to make me favor.

    Thanks a lot

    • Prof. Md. Abdul Baset Mia

      Dear Mr. Tarek,

      Thank you very much for your interest in cultivation of maize. For collecting seeds and concerned suggestion Plz. communicate with the following address:
      Dr. Israil Hossain
      Director General
      Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute
      Mobile: ০১৭১৩৩৬৩৬৩০

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