Very Early, Drought resilient variety with wide adaptability scope.
Duma is the Swahili name for cheetah and just like the cheetah, Duma 43 is known for its speed. It is a very early maturing maize hybrid. SC Duma 43 is in the 400 series and is a heat and drought tolerant hybrid. It has high shelling percentage with hard dent grain texture and a good disease tolerant package. It has very white grain color with excellent cob rot tolerance. This variety is good for inter-cropping regimes. It matures between 85-90 days. Expected yield per acre is 30-32 bags (90kg) per acre with good agronomy practices.