BR 8/Asha

Variety: BR 8/Asha

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
OriginBR 167-2B-9
Year of release 1978
Main characteristics Plant height 125cm for both Boro and Aus season, clean rice elongated, medium   bold, spot at the belly.
Planting season and timeRabi, Boro  early to mid November , Aus late March to late  April
Harvesting timeMid to late April(Boro), July (Aus)
YieldBoro 6 t/ha, Aus 5 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceModerately tolerant to tungro


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