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SC719 (SC719)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-14-108

Variety Name: SC719

Original Name: SC719

Outstanding Characteristics: High yield, and large grain size. (12t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Nigeria Southern Guinea Savanna and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: Seed Co Ltd., Harare, Zimbabwe

Developing Institute: Seed Co West Africa, Abuja, IAR, Samaru, IAR&T, Ibadan & IITA, Ibadan

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Paul Rupende, Elliot Tembo, I. S. Usman, S. G. Ado, A. Menkir & S. Olakojo

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 12

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 12

Year of Release: 2014

Year of Registration: 2014