Name of the variety: Kanchan

Scientific name: Triticum aestivum L. cv. Kanchan


Main Feature of the variety



Developed byWheat Research Center, Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
OriginCIMMYT, Mexico
Method of developmentCrossing between UP-301 and C-306
Year of release 1983
Main characteristics It is a semi -dwarf variety, plant height 90-100 cm, number of tiller 6-7. Flag leaf semi-erect and narrow. Panicle initiation requires 60-80 days, 35-40 grain per spike, Grain is white in color, 1000 grain weight 48-52 gram, Grain is comparatively larger. Days require from seeding to ripening is 106-112.
Planting season and time Rabi: November 15-30
Resistant/TolerantThe variety is susceptible to leaf blight and tolerant to leaf rust.
Quality of the productNow it is not approved for cultivation
Grain Yield3.5 -4.5 t/ha

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