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SAMMAZ 57 (LY1501-8)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-19-148

Variety Name: SAMMAZ 57

Original Name: LY1501-8

Outstanding Characteristics: High provitamin A content (15.2µg/g). (8.4t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Northern and Southern Guinea Savanna ecologies

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

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

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: A. Menkir, M. Oyekunle, S.G. Ado, I.S. Usman and H. Mani

Potential Yield (t/ha): 8.4

Year of Release: 2019

Year of Registration: 2019