Dissemination of BARI released potato varieties in Rangpur region of Bangladesh

Authors

  • MAH Talukder On-Farm Research Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Agricultural Research Station, Alamnagar, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • MS Rahman Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Dumki, Patuakhali, Bangladesh
  • Z Haque Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services, Dhaka, Bangladesh; 4Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation, Nilphamari, Bangladesh
  • KK Barman Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation, Nilphamari, Bangladesh
  • UK Laily On-Farm Research Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Agricultural Research Station, Alamnagar, Rangpur, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/pa.v32i1.55711

Keywords:

Dissemination, high yielding potato varieties, late blight resistant variety

Abstract

The experiment was conducted during rabi season 2019-2020 at Rangpur and Kurigram districts under Agricultural Research Station, On Farm Research Division, Alamnagar, Rangpur to promote and disseminate newly released potato variety, BARI Alu-35, BARI Alu-36, BARI Alu-37, BARI Alu-40 and BARI Alu-41among the potato growers of Rangpur sadar Upzilla in Rangpur and Chilmari Upazilla in Kurigram. The experiment was arranged in a randomized complete block design (RCBD) with four dispersed replications. The treatments included T1: BARI Alu-35, T2: BARI Alu-36, T3: BARI Alu-37, T4: BARI Alu-40 and T5: BARI Alu-41. BARI Alu-41 showed excellent performance and higher yield followed by BARI Alu-40 and BARI Alu-36. Farmers were happy to observe the performance of the varieties and demanded quality seed for next year cultivation. The highest common scab infection was observed in (BARI Alu-35) (1.62%) where the lowest in BARI Alu-41. Maximum virus infected was found in BARI Alu-40 (2.29%), where the lowest infection was observed in BARI Alu-41 (1.22%).

Progressive Agriculture 32 (1): 17-21, 2021

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Published

2021-09-20

How to Cite

Talukder, M. ., Rahman, M. ., Haque, Z. ., Barman, K. ., & Laily, U. . (2021). Dissemination of BARI released potato varieties in Rangpur region of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 32(1), 17–21. https://doi.org/10.3329/pa.v32i1.55711

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Crop Science