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SAMIL-3 (Dwarf Composite)

Crop Name: Pearl Millet

National Code: NGPG-91-3

Variety Name: SAMIL-3

Original Name: Dwarf Composite

Outstanding Characteristics: Consideration suitable for mechanization because of short stature and early maturity

Agroecological Zones: Sudan and Sahel Savanna Zones

Origin/Source: I.A.R. Samaru Kano station

Developing Institute: I.A.R-Samaru Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: C.C.Nwasike, R.B. Thakare and S.O. Okiro

Potential Yield (t/ha):

Year of Release: 1983

Year of Registration: 1991