Gourov (BARI Gom -20)







Main Features of the Variety


Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originCrossing between  Torako  and Chilaro, CIMMYT, Mexico
Year of release 1998
Main characteristics  Gourab is high yielding potential early maturing variety gives 5-10% higher yield in optimum and 10-20% higher in late seeding than Kanchan. Plant height 90-102 cm. Number of tiller/plant 5-6, leaf  deep green, flag leaf   narrow, erect  and twisted, other leaves are also narrow and erect. Lip of lower glum small, approximately 2 mm, light wax coating has present in lower surface of flag leaf, stem heavy  and hard, don’t lodg in storm, lower lip large, approximately 5 mm, panicle initiation time 60-65 days, spike long, upper portion narrow, grain/ spike45-50, grain white, 1000 grain weight 40-48 g, crop duration 100-108 days.
Planting season and timeRabi: November 15-30
YieldYield 3.6-4.8 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceLeaf rust  preventive and leaf spot disease (blight) tolerant, temperature tolerant, as a result late planting yield are high.


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