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SC 303

Ultra-early Maturing Hybrid
SC 303

Summary

Excellent milling and baking wheat variety for gristling purposes.

Details

  • The earliest maturing and high yielding hybrid in sub-saharan Africa today. Reaches physiological maturity in <100 days at 1300 meters above sea level.
  • Agronomically close to SC301 but bestows significant ultra-early maturity (<100 days).
  • Has high yield potential of up to 10 t/ha at 53000 plants per ha
  • Excellent heat and drought stress tolerance with an excellent drought escape characteristic as well.
  • Semi-flint white maize hybrid
  • Good Maize Streak Virus, Phaeosphaeria Leaf  Spot and Grey Leaf Spot disease tolerance
  • Average plant height of 2.07m with a cob placement of 0.89m aiding excellent standability at population densities of up to 72 000 plants per Ha.
  • Good cob rot tolerance
  • Ideal for marginal areas in Zimbabwe (regions IV and V). Also adaptable for multiple plantings per year in the lowvelds (with irrigation) and for very late plantings in the highvelds.

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.