Triticale

Triticale

 

 

 

Triticale is a crop developed by artificially hybridization from Durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L.) and Rai grass (Secale cereale L.). It is man –made- crop, high yielding, drought tolerant and stress tolerant because of it is produce by mix up of two different genus.  Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI) released two variety namely, BARI Triticale-1 and BARI Triticale-2.

 

Variety: BARI triticale-1

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Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development Artificially hybridization, CIMMYT, Mexico.
Year of release 2009
Main characteristics BARI Triticale-1 is high yielding dual variety is having superior grains as well as green forage yielding ability and agronomic performance. It is a semi-dwarf triticale variety. Plant height medium 100-110 cm, plant deep green, very early variety. Grain white, glossy and large size, 1000 grain weight 45-50 g, life time 106-112 days but weeding after 40 days from crop transplant 9-10 days more for ripening.
Planting season and time Rabi: November 15-30
yield Yield 4200-4500 kg/ha and 10-11 t/ha straw
Resistance/tolerance Leaf rust  resistant and leaf spot disease tolerant

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