Maize Variety: BARI MAIZE-5

Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originThe variety was developed in Bangladesh through crossing of all possible combinations between five inbreeds and five composites/advanced materials from CIMMYT.
Year of release 1997
Main characteristics It is high yielding composite variety. Stem hard, ear heavy, tall. The plant and ear height of the variety ranged from 165-180cm and 70-80cm, respectively.    Grain is  yellow, 1000 grain weight 290-310 g, crop duration  135-155 days and 95-105 days in Kharif season
Planting season and timeMid November to Mid- December
YieldYield in Rabi season 6-6.5 t/ha and 3.5-4.0 t/ha in Kharif season


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