BT- 18

Tea Variety: BT -18

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh  Tea  Research Institute,  Bangladesh
Method of development/originOld seed section of Amo Tea Estate
Year of release 2010
Main characteristics Leaf size medium to large, light green, glossy, erect leaf pose, compact bush with vigorous growth habit.
Planting season and timePlanting season: Early monsoon
Field duration60 to 100 years of age
Yield(t/ha)Leaf yield 3.74
Resistance/toleranceHighly tolerant to drought.
Quality of the productAbove average, coloury  with good strength and briskness


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