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SAMMAZ 46 (EWH-29)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-16-127

Variety Name: SAMMAZ 46

Original Name: EWH-29

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturity, high grain yield, tolerance to drought, Striga hermonthica and low soil nitrogen. (9.6t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Northern Guinea and Sudan Savanna ecologies

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan and IAR, Samaru

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: B. Badu-Apraku, M.Oyekunle, S.G. Ado, G. Olaoye, M.A.B. Fakorede, I.S. Usman, A. Kamara, H. Mani, J.O. Owolabi, L.B. Hassan, H.O. Ahmed and J. O. Omeke

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 9.6

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 9.6

Year of Release: 2016

Year of Registration: 2016