BARI Mash-3 (Hemanta)


Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originIndia
Year of release 1996
Main characteristics BARI Mash-3 is erect growth habit and attains a height of   35 -38 cm, flowers 35-40 days after emergence and reaches physiological maturity 70-75 days after emergence.  Leaves are trifoliate, alternate and green, leaf pubescence is present, petioles are short and purple-green, the corolla is yellowish green, the raceme position is under the canopy, mature pods are black with dense pubescence, seeds are drum-shaped and blackish, seed  larger than local variety, 1000 seed weight 40-45 g, cooking time 30-37 min, crop duration 65-70 days.
Planting season and timeAugust to September
YieldYield 1.5-1.6 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceTolerant to Yellow Mosaic Virus
Quality of the productProtein 21-24%


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