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SAMIL-5 (Bristle Composte)

Crop Name: Pearl Millet

National Code: NGP-91-5

Variety Name: SAMIL-5

Original Name: Bristle Composte

Outstanding Characteristics: Advantage over non- bristled type in reducing bird demage. (2.5-3t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: All 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): 3

Year of Release: 1983

Year of Registration: 1991