BR 6

Variety: BR 6

Main Features of the Variety


Developed by Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Origin IR 2061-214-3-8-2(IRRI)
Year of release 1977
Main characteristics Plant height 100 cm for Boro and 113 cm for Aus season, elongated, slender and white green type.
Planting season and time Rabi, Boro mid November , Aus late March to late  April
Harvesting time Mid to late April (Boro),  late July (Aus)
Yield Boro 4.5 t/ha, Aus 3.5 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Moderately tolerant to tungro and tolerant to White backed and Brown Plant Hopper.


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