Faridpur farmer cultivates ‘Fatema dhan’ hoping high yield


Riazul hoped that he would achieve self-reliance by cultivating this high-yielding variety and expressed his desire to expand its cultivation in the future Dhaka Tribune The average length of each plant is between 115cm to 130cm, the number of tillers is eight and the average height of each sheaf is 36cm Cultivation of the high-yielding […]

Farmers in Faridpur relying on Fatema’s dhan for good yield

Farmers in Faridpur relying on Fatema's dhan for good yield

Cultivation of the rice variety ‘Fatema’ has started in Alfadanga upazila of Faridpur through a young man named Riazul Islam. While talking to the UNB correspondent, he said that he hoped to achieve bumper yield after cultivating this special  variety of paddy on 75 percent of his land. While visiting the site, it was observed […]

Bina Dhan 11: A rice variety wins the heart of farmers in Odisha

Bina Dhan 11: A rice variety wins the heart of farmers in Odisha

Authored by: Deepti Saksena, Girija P. Swain, SkMosharaf Hossain, MukundVariar, and Ranjitha Puskur Rice, the most important food crop in Odisha is mainly grown in the wet season in about 3.5 million hectares. It is majorly a rainfed crop as only 35% rice area is irrigated. Drought, flood or both depress rice productivity. At1.7 tons/ha […]

New variety of rice BRRI Dhan 100 to be released soon

Mishandling of COVID-19 may cause large-scale hunger: discussion

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute is going to release a high-zinc fortified rice, BRRI Dhan 100, which will fulfill nutritional and minerals demand of people. This particular rice variety will be released formally as soon as possible during the Mujib year. The decision was taken at the 104th meeting of the National Seed Board at the […]