Variety: Binamasur-6

Scientific name: Lens culinaris Medik. cv. Binamasur-6






Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Method of Development Mutation breeding
Main characteristics Binamasur-6 is a high yielding variety. Seed size is larger than microsperma type.
Year of release 2011
Planting season and timeThe optimum time of sowing ranges from October 25-November 10.
Days to maturityIts maturity period ranges from 105-110 days.
Resistant/tolerantThe variety is tolerant to blight and rust disease.
YieldMaximum grain yield is about 2.0 t/ha (av. 1.95t/ha).
Quality of the productSeed contain higher crude protein (30-31%). Dal is light red color with good cooking quality.

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