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SC649 (11C86)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-17-137*

Variety Name: SC649

Original Name: 11C86

Outstanding Characteristics: High yield, good husk cover, easy to produce. (8.1t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Guinea Savannah

Origin/Source: Seed Co Ltd., Harare, Zimbabwe

Developing Institute: Seed Co, Kaduna, Nigeria

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

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 8.1

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 8.1

Year of Release: 2017

Year of Registration: 2017