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SC 513

Early Maturing Hybrid
SC 513

Summary

Early, stable, consistent and widely adapted high yielding hybrid.

Details

  • An early maturing white grained maize hybrid. Reaches physiological maturity in 137 days at 1300 metres above sea level.
  • Pan-African early maturing hybrid that performs across diverse environments. Excellent drought tolernance.
  • Elastic maize hybrid, good for both high and low potential environments with yield potential of up to 10 t/ha.
  • Popular variety with farmers - Farmers' choice. Excellent Grey Leaf Spot tolerance. Moderately tolerant to Maize Streak Virus.
  • High shelling percentage
  • Excellent thick ear with dent grain and a good taste for green mealies.
  • Good stand ability up to >50 000 plants/ha aided by average cob placement of 1.5 m against an average plant height of 2.4m.
  • Good green mealie properties
  • Recommended for regions 2, 3 and 4.

We are encouraging women to engage into farming for the betterment of their lives.

Seed Co has provided us with a stable market and technical support during the season.

We received a planter, plough and harrow from Seed Co and this greatly improved our lives as communal farmers.