BJRI Tossa-2

Variety: BJRI Tossa-2

Popular/local name: OM-9897(Falguni Tossa)

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Jute Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/originO-5×BZ-5
Year of release 1987
Main characteristics Less photosensitive early growing variety, full green plant, ovate lanceolate leaf and bluish green seed. Early seeding, non-shattering fruit, first growing with maximum height.  Field duration 120-130 days for fiber.
Planting season and timeThird week of March to  Mid – May
Harvesting time/Days to maturity120
Yield(t/ha)Fiber yield  4.67 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceModerately resistant to disease and insect


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