BR 6

Variety: BR 6

Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
OriginIR 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 timeRabi, Boro mid November , Aus late March to late  April
Harvesting timeMid to late April (Boro),  late July (Aus)
YieldBoro 4.5 t/ha, Aus 3.5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceModerately tolerant to tungro and tolerant to White backed and Brown Plant Hopper.


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