Tushar/ BARI Cheena-1

VARIETY:Tushar/ BARI Cheena-1 







Main Features of the Variety

Developed byBangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/originThe variety has been developed from white millet collected from Franch.
Year of release 1990


Main characteristics High yielding early maturing variety.Plant medium height (70-75cm), plants are stout that they are resistance to lodging, tiller 5-6, panicles are long(20cm) and seeds are compact and relatively larger size. Grain light off white,1000grain weight 4.5-4.75 g,  Yield comparatively 35-40% more than local variety,9-10 days before ripening than local variety.
Planting season and timeRabi: Mid February to January
YieldYield 2.5-3 t/ha
Resistance/toleranceTolerant to Disease



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