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DK818 (BIG 717)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-16-123

Variety Name: DK818

Original Name: BIG 717

Outstanding Characteristics: Stable and high grain yield, and tolerance to Striga hermonthica. (10t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Southern and Northern Guinea Savanna ecologies

Origin/Source: Monsanto International SARL

Developing Institute: Monsanto International SARL

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Padmakar Reddy, M. Oyekunle, S.A. Olakojo, I.S. Usman and H. Mani

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 10

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 10

Year of Release: 2016

Year of Registration: 2016