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RICE Varieties.doc
 
 
High Yielding Varieties in Bangladesh
 
Md. Nazim Uddin Mondal
Extension Agronomist
CSISA, Central East Bangladesh Hub
Gazipur, Bangladesh.
 
BRRI released rice varieties from 1970 to 2010
Rice Variety
Growing season
Growth duration (days)
Average yield (t/ha)
Grain characteristics
BR1 (Chandina)
Aus
120
4.0
Short Bold
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Boro
150
5.5
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BR2 (Mala)
Aus
125
4.00
Medium slender White
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Boro
160
5.00
Medium slender White
BR3 (Biplob)
Boro
170
6.5
Medium bold
Aus
130
4.0
Aman
145
4.0
BR4 (Brrisail)
Aman
145
5.0
Medium bold
BR5 (Dulabhog)
Aman
150
3.0
Short bold Aromatic
BR6
Boro
140
4.5
Long slender White
Aus
110
3.5
BR7 (BRRI Balam)
Boro
155
4.5
Long slender
Aus
130
3.5
Long slender
BR8 (Asha)
Boro
160
6.0
Medium bold
Aus
125
5.0
BR9 (Sufala)
Boro
155
6.0
Long Medium bold white
Aus
120
5.0
BR10 (Progati)
Aman
150
5.5
Medium slender
BR11 (Mukta)
Aman
155
5.5
Medium bold
BR12 (Moyna)
Boro
170
5.5
Medium bold White
Aus
130
4.5
BR14 (Gazi)
Boro
160
6.0
Medium bold White
Aus
120
5.0
BR15 (Mohini)
Boro
165
5.5
Medium slender White
Aus
125
5.0
BR16 (Shahiblam)
Boro
165
6.0
Long slender White
Aus
130
5.0
BR17 (Hashi)
Boro (for haor area only)
170
6.0
Medium slender
BR18 (Shahjalal)
Boro (for haor area only)
170
6.0
.Medium bold White
BR19 (Mongol)
Boro (for haor area only)
170
6.0
Medium bold
BR20 (Nizami)
Aus
125
3.5
Medium bold
BR21 (Niamot)
Aus DSR
110
3.0
Medium bold
BR22 (Kiron)
Aman late
150
5.0
Short bold White
BR23 (Dishari)
Aman late
150
5.5
Long slender White
BR24 (Rahmat)
Aus
105
3.5
Long slender White
BR25 (Nayapajam)
Aman
135
4.5
Short bold White
BR26 (Srabani)
Aus
115
4.0
Long slender White
BRRI dhan27
Aus
115
4.0
Medium bold
BRRI dhan28
Boro
140
6.0
Medium slender White
BRRI dhan29
Boro
160
7.5
Medium slender White
BRRI dhan30
Aman
145
5.0
Medium slender White
BRRI dhan31
Aman
140
5.0
Medium bold White
BRRI dhan32
Aman
130
5.0
Medium bold White
BRRI dhan33
Aman
118
4.5
Short bold
BRRI dhan34
Aman
135
3.5
Fine Aromatic
BRRI dhan35
Boro
155
5.0
Short bold
BRRI dhan36
Boro cold tolerant
140
5.0
Long slender
BRRI dhan37
Aman
140
3.5
Medium slender Aromatic
BRRI dhan38
Aman
140
4.5
Long slender Aromatic
BRRI dhan39
Aman
122
4.5
Long slender
BRRI dhan40
Aman salt tolerant
145
4.5
Medium slender
BRRI dhan41
Aman
148
4.5
Long bold
BRRI dhan42
Aus drought tolerant
100
3.5
Medium White
BRRI dhan43
Aus drought tolerant
100
3.5
Medium bold White
BRRI dhan44
Aman for coastal zone
145
5.5
Bold
BRRI dhan45
Boro
145
6.5
Medium bold White
BRRI dhan46
Aman late
124
4.7
Medium bold
BRRI dhan47
Boro salt tolernt
152
6.0
Medium bold
BRRI dhan48
Aus
110
5.5
Medium bold
BRRI dhan49
Aman
135
5.5
Medium slender
BRRI dhan50 ( Banglamoti)
Boro
155
6.0
Long slender White Aromatic
BRRI dhan51
Aman submergence tolerant
142/154
4.0/4.5
Medium slender White
BRRI dhan52
Aman submergence tolerant
145/155
4.5/5.0
Medium bold
BRRI dhan53
Aman salt tolerant
128
4.5
Medium slender
BRRI dhan54
Aman salt tolerant
130
4.5
Medium slender
 
Growing seasons: Boro: 15 October-15 March Aus: 15 March-15 August, Aman: 15 June-15 December
 
 
BINA released rice varieties
 
Rice Variety
Growing season
Growth duration (days)
Average yield (t/ha)
Grain
Bina Dhan 7
Aman
110-120
5.0-5.5
Long slender fine
Bina Dhan 5
Boro
150-155
7.00
Long slender
Bina Dhan 4
Aman
130-135
4.5
Long slender
Bina Dhan 6
Boro
160-170
7.5
Medium bold
Binasal (Early)
Aman
135-140
5.0
Medium slender
Binasal (Late)
Aman
135-140
3.5
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Iratom
Boro
140-145
8.0
Medium bold
,,
Aus
125-130
4.00
,,
BU1
Aman
115-120
5.0
Long slender
 
 
Locally available popular rice varieties
 
Rice Variety
Growing season
Growth duration (days)
Average yield (t/ha)
Grain
IR 64
Aman (submergence tolerant)
110-115
5.0-5.5
Long slender fine
Narica*
Aus (Drought tolerant)
100-115
3.5
Sookha*
Aus (Drought tolerant)
100-120
Pariza
Boro
90
5.0-5.5
Long slender
Razedra Sarna
Aman
140
5.5
Long slender
Rangit
Aman
145
5.5
Medium slender
Guti Sarna
Aman
140-145
5.0
Medium bold
Sarna
Aman
145
5.5
Medium bold
Zira
Boro
150-155
5.5
Medium fine
Minikit
Boro
150
5.00
Long slender fine
Sarna 5
Aman
145
5.5
Long slender
 
 
 
BRRI released Hybrid rice varieties from 1970 to 2010
 
 
Rice Variety
Growing season
Growth duration (days)
Average yield (t/ha)
Grain Size
BRRI Hybrid 1
Boro
155
8.5
Medium slender White
BRRI Hybrid 2
Boro
145
8.0
Medium bold
BRRI Hybrid 3
Boro
145
9.0
Medium slender White
BRRI Hybrid 4
Aman
118
6.5
Medium slender White
 
Locally available Hybrid rice varieties
 
 
Rice Variety
Growing season
Growth duration (days)
Average yield (t/ha)
Grain Size
Tez
Boro
145
8.0
Medium slender White
Hera-2
Boro
140-145
10.0
Medium bold
ACI 1
Boro
145
10.0
Medium bold
Aloran
Boro
140-145
10.0
Medium bold
Gagoron
Boro
140-145
10.0
Medium bold
Sonar Bangla 1
Boro
140-145
10.0
Medium bold
Many more
 
 
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