Sohag(PB-1)

SOYBEAN VARIETY: Sohag(PB-1)

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Exotic germplasm and developed by selection method.
Year of release 1991
Main characteristics Plant height 36-42 cm, capsule/plant 25-30, seeds/capsule 1-2, 100 seed weight 11-12 g, seed color bright yellow and comparatively large size,  viable conservation,  capacity is good, crop duration   in rabi season 100-110 days, kharif season 90-100 day.
Planting season and time In rabi season  sowing  Mid December to Mid January, sowing in kharif season mid July to August
Yield 1.5-2 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to Yellow mosaic disease.
Quality of the product Protein /seed 40-45%, Oil content 21-22%

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