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Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-13-107

Variety Name: SAMMAZ 40

Original Name: DTSTR-Y SYN2

Outstanding Characteristics: High yield potential; Tolerant to drought and Striga hermonthica. (7.1t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Nigeria Savanna

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan & IAR, Samaru, Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Abebe Menkir, S.G. Ado, G. Olaoye, I.S. Usman, J.E. Onyibe, I.Y. Dugie & R.A. Omolehin

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 7.1

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 7.1

Year of Release: 2013

Year of Registration: 2013