BARI Mung-5(Tiwani)


Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originOrigin AVRDC
Year of release 1997
Main characteristics High yielding variety, leaf, pod and seed are larger. Plant height 40-45cm, photo-insensative and can be grown in Kharif-I, kharif-II and late rabi. Seed color deep green, large shaped with smooth seed coat, pods matured at a same stage, 1000 seed weight 40-42 g, cooking time 17-20 min, crop duration 60-65 days.
Planting season and timeLast February to mid March(kharif-1); First August to last September(kharif-II)
YieldYield 1.2-1.5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceTolerant to Cercospora leaf spot  and Yellow mosaic virus.
Quality of the productProtein 20-22%


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