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SC 657 (New)

Medium Maturing Hybrid
SC 657

Summary

A medium maturing white maize hybrid

Details

  • Reaches physiological maturity in 138-145 days depending on altitude
  • Plant and cob height of 2.7m and 1.1m respectively
  • Yield high of up to 16.1 tonnes per hectare (ART Farm 2016/17 season)
  • Wide regional adaptation
  • Good heat and drought tolerance
  • Large cobs with dent grain texture
  • Characteristic stay green trait
  • Excellent standing ability
  • Can withstand plant population density of up to 53 000 plants per hectare

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.