SC 719 Maize Hybrid Seeds (White) -2kg
SC 719 Maize Hybrid Seeds is widely known for its high-yielding capabilities and large grain size. Maize is a late-maturity variety that possesses semi-white dent grains.
It is produced by Seedco, an Africa Company. Sc 719 is a preferred choice for both irrigated and high-rainfall areas. It is a well-adapted hybrid seed with high resistance to most maize diseases.
It has significant vegetation, long and large ears with excellent root systems that make it tolerant to lodging.
Characteristics of SC 719 Maize Hybrid Seeds (White)
- Semi-dent white grains and long cob.
- Hybrid variety seed
- Top late maturity (110-150 days to maturity)
- Tolerant to most maize diseases.
- Drought stress resistant
- Resistant to stalk and root lodging
- Large grain size and high grain yield.
- 9-10 tonnes yield potential with good crop management.
Resistances: Northern Corn Leaf Spot (NCLS), Leaf Spot Diseases.
Tolerances: Grey Leaf Spot (GLS), Maize Streak Virus (MSV).
Benefit Of Maize
Maize, Zea mays is the most abundantly produced cereal in the world. More than 300 million Africans depend on maize as the main staple food crop. All parts of the crop can be used for food and non-food products. Maize accounts for 30-50% of low-income household expenditures in Africa. Over 30% of the caloric intake of people comes from maize. For these reasons, several African countries that depend on maize as a staple food crop, have adopted agricultural policies to maintain a steady supply of the commodity through increased production and productivity of the crop. Maize is also consumed as a vegetable and it is rich in dietary fiber and other nutrients.
Guide in Planting SC 719 Maize
It is an N-use efficient, responds to good fertilization and free ecology. Like most maize crops, 6-8 bags of NPK/HA and 2-3 bags of urea in split application, inputs should be based on soil analysis.
25 x 75 cm to give 53,000 plants through plant population up to 60,000 plants per hectare can be recommended with good fertilization.