BRRI dhan 61

Variety: BRRI dhan 61

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Rice Research Institute(BRRI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originHybridization




Year of release 2013
Main characteristics High yielding, Plant height 95 cm,  rice medium slender, 1000grain weight 21 g,  stigma purple color,  life time 145-150 days
Planting season and timeBoro,  seedling  in seed bed 15 November -15 December
Harvesting time10 April-10May
Yield3.8-7.4 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceSalt tolerant(in seedling stage salt tolerant 12-14 ds/m up to 3 weeks), vegetative to reproductive stage salt tolerant 8ds/m
Quality of productProtein 8.8% and amylase 22% in rice


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