Achievements

Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding has notable success stories since its establishement in 1974. The department has released a total of seven varities of four different crop species: 

Crop

Variety name

Year of release

Breeders

Soybean

Bragg

1981

Prof. Dr. Lutfur Rahman

Soybean

Davis

1981

Prof. Dr. Lutfur Rahman

Soybean

Shohag

1990

Prof. Dr. Lutfur Rahman

Soybean

G-2120

1992

Prof. Dr. Lutfur Rahman

Rapeseed

Sampad

1981

Prof. Dr. Lutfur Rahman

Prof. Md. Abdul Quddus

Mustard

Shambal

1984

Prof. Dr. Lutfur Rahman

Prof. Md. Abdul Quddus

Prof. Dr. Md. Shah-E-Alam

Rice

BAU Dhan 2 (BAU 16)

1996

Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul Khaliq Parwary