BT- 17

Tea Variety: BT- 17

 Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh  Tea  Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/originHybrid line of BT 1×TV 1
Year of release 2006
Main characteristics Leaf size medium, dark green, glossy, erect leaf pose, compact bush with vigorous growth habit.
Planting season and timePlanting season: Early monsoon
Field duration60 to 100 years of ages
Yield(t/ha)Leaf yield 3.9
Resistance/toleranceHighly tolerant to drought.
Quality of the productAbove average, coloury  with good strength and briskness


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