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Comparative Seed Yield and Quality Performance of Different Dark (Corchorus olitorius L.) jute varieties

Jannatul Ferdush
Jannatul Ferdush

Fibre Quality Improvement Division, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh. Email:

,Lutfar Rahman
Lutfar Rahman

Farm Management Unit, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

,Pabitra Sutradhar
Pabitra Sutradhar

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh.

and Md. Meftahul Karim
Md. Meftahul Karim

Department of Agricultural Extension, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Received: 17 October, 2022 || Accepted: 31 October, 2022 || Published: 01 November, 2022 || Volume 1, Number 1 || Page: 20-23

A b s t r a c t

Jute is the second important fibre crop for world and first for Bangladesh. Corchorus olitorius covers about 85 percent of the total jute cultivable area of Bangladesh among the different jute species. Bangladesh requires about 6000 tons of jute seed. O-9897, JRO-524 and BJRI tossa pat- 8 are prominent jute varieties in Bangladesh. Three different varieties (BJRI tossa pat-8, O-9897 and JO 524) were used.Results revealed that plant population/m2 (5.74), plant height (3.16 m), Capsule per plant (95.40), capsule length (6.29 cm), 1000 seed weight (1.86 g), Seed yield (0.67 t/ha) observed maximum in BJRI tossa pat-8.Number of branch/plant (10.27), seed per capsule (218.85), germination percentage (95.67), field emergence percentage (90.33), CVG percentage (72.25)and Seedvigour percentage (42.72) were maximum in O-9897.Result showed that, BJRI tossa pat-8 produced higher seed yield compare other two varieties but seed quality was better for O-9897.

Keywords: Jute seed, varieties, phenotypic characters, yield and seed quality.

Copyright information: Copyright © 2022 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

    How to cite: Ferdush, J., Rahmana, L., Sutradhar, P. and Karim, M.M. 2022. Comparative Seed yield and quality Performance of Different Dark (Corchorus olitorius L.) jute cultivars. Journal of Contemporary Agriculture and Bioscience, 1(1), 20-23.  



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