BU dhan 1

Rice Variety: BU dhan 1

Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangabhundu Sheikh Mujibur Rahaman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originCrossing between KK8 and Badshabhug (Local Aman)
Year of release 2008
Main characteristics High grain yielding, Larger grain size(27.7gm/1000seed), longer grain(7.1mm), high amylase content(27.5%). Low requirement fertilizer and water, moderately resistant to insects and diseases.
Planting season and timeAman season(Kharif-2)
Harvesting time/das to maturity85-95
Resistance/toleranceDrought resistant and pest and disease tolerant


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