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SC651 (M1026-10)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-15-120

Variety Name: SC651

Original Name: M1026-10

Outstanding Characteristics: Tolerant to drought and Striga hermonthica, high yield potential and good husk cover. (9.7t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Guinea Savannah

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Abebe Menkir, Elliot Tembo, M. Oyekunle, I.S. Usman, G. Olaoye, S. Olakojo and S. G. Ado.

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 9.7

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 9.7

Year of Release: 2015

Year of Registration: 2015