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SAMMAZ 48 (2011 TZE-W DT STR Synthetic)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-16-129

Variety Name: SAMMAZ 48

Original Name: 2011 TZE-W DT STR Synthetic

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturity, stable and high grain yield, tolerance to drought and Striga hermonthica. (7.8t/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): 7.8

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 7.8

Year of Release: 2016

Year of Registration: 2016