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Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-19-147

Variety Name: SAMMAZ 56

Original Name: EYQH-35

Outstanding Characteristics: High quality protein content (14.14%), high grain yield, and stress tolerant. (6.9t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Northern Guinea and Sudan Savanna ecologies

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan & IAR, Samaru, Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: B. Badu-Apraku, M. Oyekunle, S.G. Ado, G. Olaoye, M.A.B. Fakorede, I.S. Usman, H. Mani, U.S. Abdullahi & M.B. Hassan

Potential Yield (t/ha): 6.9

Year of Release: 2019

Year of Registration: 2019