Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originIndia
Year of release 2000
Main characteristics  Plant height 35-50 cm, bulb type single(non splitted) and round, bulb color reddish, unit bulb weight 50-70g, pungency, TSS 12-15%. Specially cultivated in kharif/summer season, short duration crop.


Planting season and timeSummer(year round):; Mid-February to 1st week of September (for bulb production); last week of October to 2nd week of November(for seed production)


For early cultivation mid-February to first week of March seedling in seed bed.  For late cultivation mid-June to mid July seedling in seed bed

Yield14-16 t/ha(bulb); 259-300kg/ha (seed)
Resistance/ToleranceComparatively less infestation of pest and diseases


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