POTATO VARIETY: BARI TPS-2
Main Features of the Variety
|Developed by||Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh|
|Method of development/origin||CIP, India|
|Year of release||1997|
|Main characteristics||Plant slight bushy, plant height 45-50 cm, number of stem more and leaf hard and light green, leaf slight taller and polar part slight erect, potato round-oval shape, skin smooth and light yellow color and color of flesh pale yellow and eye slight deep.
Sprout initiation at first tight, later oval shape, color deep red-violet and slight hairy, seed dormancy 70-75 days in general temperature, crop duration 100-105 days, This variety is cultivated throughout the Bangladesh. Cultivation from true seed but second year tuber let used as seed.
|Planting season and time||Rabi, November|
|Yield||Yield 45-50 t/ha(from true seed) and yield 30-35 t/ha (from tuberlet)|
|Resistance/tolerance||This variety virus tolerant|