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SC 419 (Coming soon)

Very Early Maturing Hybrid
SC 419 (Coming soon)

Summary

Very Early Maturing high yielding and widely adapted white hybrid. 128 days to reach physiological maturity

Details

  • Very early maturing white and hard dent grained maize hybrid.
  • Reaches physiological maturity in 128 days at 1300 meters above sea level.
  • Excellent global and regional adaptation. An all rounder variety from region 2 to 4 of Zimbabwe.
  • Highest yielder in the 400 series category with potential yield of up to 12 t/Ha.
  • Can easily out-compete some hybrids in the 500 and 600 series maturity groups.
  • Bestows the three major yield components/determinants; Excellent cobbing ability (big cobs), High row number (16-18), High shelling out percentage (80%).
  • Excellent heat and drought tolerance with a drought escape characteristic when planted in low rainfall areas.
  • Excellent tolerance to major maize diseases with moderate tolerance to grey leaf sport. Good stay green characteristic.
  • Excellent standability aided by a low cob placement of 1.26m against an average stalk height of 2.47m. Can stand high plant population densities of up to 55 000 plants per ha.  Fast dry down rate-loses 2% moisture per week. An excellent high yielding option for short rotations (double cropping systems) eg maize-wheat rotation.

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