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Improved Seed Varieties of Pearl Millet

» 1. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: LCICMV-4 (PEO5984)  ||   Released in 2013  ||   Registered in 2013

Outstanding Characteristics : Extra-early maturity; stay- green quality. (2.5-3t/ha)

» 2. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: LCICMV-3 (Supersosat) (PEO5532)  ||   Released in 2011  ||   Registered in 2011

Outstanding Characteristics : High yielding, resistant to downy mildew disease Stout stalk for fencing. (5.0t/ha)

» 3. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: LCICMH-1 (LCICMH99-10)  ||   Released in 2005  ||   Registered in 2005

Outstanding Characteristics : High yield, food quality preferred by 99% of users and medium maturing. (4.0-4.5t/ha)

» 4. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: LCIC MV-2 ()  ||   Released in 2003  ||   Registered in 2003

Outstanding Characteristics : Extra- early maturing preferred for food quality. (1.5-2t/ha)

» 5. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: LCIC-MV-1 (SOSAT-C88)  ||   Released in 2000  ||   Registered in 2000

Outstanding Characteristics : Food taste is preferred by 99% of users. Thick stem, high grian yield and earliness. (2.5-3t/ha)

» 6. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-7 (S.E.2124)  ||   Released in 1985  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Early maturing, good seed quality, high yield. (2.5-3t/ha)

» 7. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-6 (S.E.13)  ||   Released in 1985  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Early maturing adapted to all savanna zones, good yield potential. (2.5-3t/ha)

» 8. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-5 (Bristle Composte)  ||   Released in 1983  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Advantage over non- bristled type in reducing bird demage. (2.5-3t/ha)

» 9. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-4 (Maiwa Composite)  ||   Released in 1983  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Strong stem used for fencing where it is grown. (1-2t/ha)

» 10. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-3 (Dwarf Composite)  ||   Released in 1983  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Consideration suitable for mechanization because of short stature and early maturity

» 11. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-2 (Nigerian Composite)  ||   Released in 1977  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Tolerates high degree of moisture stress, wide adaptability. (2-2.5t/ha)

» 12. Crop: Pearl Millet   ||  Variety: SAMIL-1 (EX-Borno)  ||   Released in 1966  ||   Registered in 1991

Outstanding Characteristics : Highly yielding. (2-3t/ha)


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