Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originSelected from Bangladeshi local germplasms
Year of release 1996
Main characteristics  Average plant height(50-55cm), number of leaves/plant 10-12, bulb type-single(non splitted) and flat, bulb color reddish brown, unit bulb weight30-40g, pungency, TSS 12-15%, storage capacity high, comparatively less infestation of pest and diseases, crop duration 130-140 days. This variety is capable seed production in Bangladesh environment.
Planting season and timeRabi, last week of November to January(for bulb production); Last week of October to 1st week of November(for seed production)
Yield12-16t/ha, seed yield 600-650kg
Resistance/toleranceTolerant to purple blotch and stem phylum disease resistance


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