Variety: Binamasur-3

Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik. cv. Binamasur-3







Main Features of the variety

Developed byBangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture(BINA), Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Method of DevelopmentMutation breeding
Main characteristics Binamasur-3 is a high yielding, determinate type lentil variety. Plant is short (34-38 cm), erect with 5-7 of branches. Stem is pink, leaf is light green with waxy coating and leaf tip is tendriller. It produces white synchronous flowers and matres early.
Year of release 2005
Planting season and timeIt has late sowing potential up to 25 November.
Days to maturityMatures with 95-100 days.
Resistant/tolerantIt is moderately resistant to rust, foot and root rot/wilt diseases, pod borer and tolerant to mild water stress.
YieldIts yield potential is 2400kg/ha, average yield 1800 kg/ha,
100 seed weight2.11g
Quality of the productProtein content 25%. It has good cooking quality

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