AREA COVERAGE OF BINA DEVELOPED RICE, PULSE AND OILSEED VARIETIES IN BANGLADESH
The study was conducted in 64 districts of Bangladesh to examine the area coverage of BINA developed rice, pulse and oilseed varieties during 2019-2020 and suggest some policy guidelines. Field survey data were used for this study and those were collected from 64 districts through concerned DAE office and substations of BINA. Both tabular and descriptive statistical analysis was used to fulfill the objectives. Finally, data were classified into 14 agricultural regions to identify the area coverage of BINA developed rice, pulses and oilseed varieties. The results showed the overall area coverage of BINA developed rice varieties were 6.45%. Among the three seasons; Aus, Aman and Boro the highest area coverage was found in Aman season i. e. 10.45% followed by Boro 2.46% and Aus 1.26%, respectively, The overall area coverage of BINA developed pulse and oilseed varieties were 2.03% and 1.73%., respectively.
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