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IT18

Very Early Maturing Hybrid
IT18

Summary

Medium long  Semi-bush type, mainly for grain production.

Details

  • Grain is light brown in colour.
  • It has about 8 000 seeds/kg.
  • Plant population:100 000 to 150 000 plants per hectare;
  • Row width:45-75cm In-row spacing: 10-20cm;
  • Planting time: December;
  • Seed rate:20-40kg per hectare depending on seed size.

Small scale farmer who has improved his livelihood by planting SC506 and SC513.

 

Commercial farmer making a living from SC 506 .

A small-scale youth farmer producing SC 506 and roasting it on the street to make a living.