BARI Masur-6

LENTIL VARIETY: BARI Masur-6

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Origin ICARDA.
Year of release 2006
Main characteristics BARI Masur-6  is a semi erect and medium stature and bushy cultivar with  plant height of 35-40 cm, the leaves are dark green, with broad leaflets without tendrils, flowers are light blue, and the pods and leaves turn to straw color during maturity stage. Size of this variety are larger and wider than local variety, seed color reddish brown.
Planting season and time Rabi, mid October to mid November
Harvesting time Ripening time 105-110 days
Yield Yield 2200-2300 kg/ha
Resistance/tolerant Resistance to rust/STB and tolerant foot rot, moderately resistance to aphid.

 

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