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ZUMA 500 (GS500)

Crop Name: Maize

National Code: NGZM-19-151

Variety Name: ZUMA 500

Original Name: GS500

Outstanding Characteristics: Extra earliness and high grain yield. (7.4t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Sudan savanna agro-ecology

Origin/Source: Agranol Invest Ltd., Hungary

Developing Institute: Agranol Invest Ltd., Hungary, Agranol Invest Nigeria Ltd. & IAR, Samaru, Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Hungaroseed Kft, M. Oyekunle, I. S. Usman & H. Mani

Potential Yield (t/ha): 7.4

Year of Release: 2019

Year of Registration: 2019