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SAMMAZ 44 (LY1001-14)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-15-116

Variety Name: SAMMAZ 44

Original Name: LY1001-14

Outstanding Characteristics: Intermediate levels of pro- vitamin A content (8.8ug/g) and high grain yield. (9.7t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Northern and Southern Guinea Savanna ecologies

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

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

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: A. Menkir, M. Oyekunle, S.G. Ado, I.S. Usman, H. Mani, A.D. Halilu and H. Abubakar

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 9.7

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 9.7

Year of Release: 2015

Year of Registration: 2015