BARI Masur-2 (Sindhu)

LENTIL VARIETY: BARI Masur-2 (Sindhu)

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin This line was brought to Bangladesh  from ICARDA in 1984
Year of release 1993
Main characteristics BARI Masur-2 is a semi erect and medium stature cultivar with mean plant height of 40 cm, redish pigment present in the lower portion of the stem. Leaves are pubescence and grey green, with narrow terminal leaflets and ending in a short trendily, flowers are white and stem color is light green, seed coat color is light grey without patterns. Cotyledon color is bright orange. 1000 seed weight 12-13 g, cooking time 14-16 min, crop duration 105-110 days.
Planting season and time Rabi, Mid October to Mid November
Yield Yield 1.5-1.7 t/ha
Quality of the product Protein 27-29%

 

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