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P48W01 (IR Maize Hybrid 2)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-14-111

Variety Name: P48W01

Original Name: IR Maize Hybrid 2

Outstanding Characteristics: Combined host plant resistance to Striga and tolerance to Metsulfuron methyl (MSM) for Striga control. (5t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Southern and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: A. Menkir, O. Ibikunle, I. Usman, P. Muchena, A. Kamara & M.Oluoch

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 5

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 5

Year of Release: 2014

Year of Registration: 2014