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SC 643

Medium Maturing Hybrid
SC 643

Summary

Medium maturing, drought tolerant, Quality Protein maize hybrid (135-141 days to maturity).

Details

  • Medium maturing white maize hybrid (135-141 days to reach physiological maturity). Wide adaptation with excellent drought and heat stress tolerance. Recommended for region II, III & IV
  • High yield potential up to  12 t/ha
  • Quality Protein Maize  variety - high levels of essential amino acids (lysine and tryptophan) which contributes to high protein content of up to 11%.
  • An excellent  value addition option (livestock feeds)
  • Excellent stay green character. 
  • Semi dent grain texture
  • High row number and shelling percentage
  • Very Grey Leaf Spot tolerance and moderate tolerance to Maize streak virus
  • Moderate cob rot tolerance
  • Plant height 2.40 m and cob height 1.30 m aiding good standability and can with stand population density of up to 60 000 plants/ha.

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