PERFORMANCE OF SEED YIELD OF TOSSA JUTE O-9897
Jute seed production capacity varied significantly in relation to variety. An experiment was conducted at Jute Research Regional Station, Faridpur at September, 2016 to January, 2017 with five varieties, viz., O-9897, BJRI Tossa Pat 4 (O-72), BJRI Tossa Pat 5 (O-795), BJRI Tossa Pat 6 (O-3820) and JRO-524 to find out the seed production capacity and quality. The result revealed that the highest seed yield was obtained from O-9897 (557.56kg/ha) which were statistically identical with the seed yield of O-795, O-3820 and JRO-524 where as O-72 gave the lowest seed yield. Seed quality was highest at O-3820 with maximum normal seedlings percentage (79.67%) and minimum abnormal seedlings percentage (10.33%). Jute seed yield was significantly positively correlated with plant population. For highest amount of seed production O-9897 cultivation should be recommended and for best quality seed BJRI Tossa Pat 6 may be recommended to cultivate at Faridpur region.