BARI Mung-3(Pragati)

MUNG BEAN VARIETY: BARI Mung-3(Pragati)

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin This variety was developed  by cross between local germplasms
Year of release 1996
Main characteristics Plant height 50-55 cm, seed color brownish green, seed  smooth,

1000 seed weight 28-29 g, day neutral, for this reason it is cultivated in kharif-1 and kharif-2, cooking time 14-17 min, crop duration  60-65 days.

Planting season and time Last February to mid March(kharif-1); First August to last September(kharif-II)
Yield Yield 1-1.1 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to Cercospora leaf spot  and Yellow mosaic virus tolerant
Quality of the product Protein 19-21%

 

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