Zamseed Maize Seed 606 2kg
- USD: $3.33
ZMS 606 is a medium maturing three way cross hybrid. The plants are of medium height (240cm) and cobs are formed at about 120cm. The leaves are of medium length and width with a medium dark green color. The tassels are produced 65 days after sowing and the silks follow 2 days later. The cobs have a medium cylindrical shape and thickness with 16-18 rows and well covered by the husk. The grains are hard textured, semi-dent and white. The yield potential is high, 7-10ton/ha and the hybrid reaches maturity after 120 days. The hybrid has good resistance to GLS and leaf blights, and excellent resistance to MSV, rust and cob rots. The hybrid is widely adapted to all maize growing regions of the country. The hybrid also has a tendency of double cobbing making it more suitable and appealing for the small scale farmers.