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SAMIL-2 (Nigerian Composite)

Crop Name: Pearl Millet

National Code: NGPG-91-2

Variety Name: SAMIL-2

Original Name: Nigerian Composite

Outstanding Characteristics: Tolerates high degree of moisture stress, wide adaptability. (2-2.5t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: All Savanna Zones

Origin/Source: I.A.R. Samaru Zaria

Developing Institute: I.A.R-Samaru Zaria


Potential Yield (t/ha): 2.5

Year of Release: 1977

Year of Registration: 1991