BJRI Kenaf (HC-2)

Kenaf

Scientific name: Hibiscus cannabinus

Variety: BJRI Kenaf (HC-2)

Popular/Local name: Jolly kenaf

Main Features of the Variety

Developed by Bangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Year of release 1977
Main characteristics Stem and petiole slightly pink red, leaf cordate, rapid growth. Field duration 140-150 days for fibre, 180 days for seed.
Planting season and time Mid – April to late  April
Harvesting time/Days to maturity 160-170
Yield(t/ha) Fiber yield    4.63-5.00 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Water logging tolerant

 

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