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Seed Co Maize Seeds (SC 649 Medium Maturity | 25kg)

SC 649 maize seed is the highest yielder in the 600 series maturity group up to 10 t/ha.

  • Yield potential of up to 8 to 10 tonnes per hectare at about 53 333 plants per hectare in a good season
  • Reaches physiological maturity in about 110 days at 1,100 to 1,300 metres above sea level
  • Commercially available in Nigeria




Brief Description

A medium maturing, semi flint, 3-way hybrid, well adapted to the Northern and Southern Guinea savanna agro-ecological zone, attaining maturity at 100 – 110 days

Physical Attributes

Excellent stalk stand, non tillering, medium ear placement, excellent husk cover, pointed leaf tip, fat cobs with excellent root system.

Seed Rate

25kg per ha is recommended and its excellent large grains aid mechanization.

Fertilizer Needed

Like most maize crop, 6-8 bags of NPK/ha and 2-3 bags of Urea in spit application based on soil analysis


  • A medium maturing white three-way maize hybrid
  • Reaches physiological maturity in 100-110 days depending on altitude
  • Plant and a cob height of 2.6m and 1.4m
  • Yield high at up to 10 tonnes per hectare
  • High row number – 18 rows
  • Wide regional adaptation (Northern and Southern Guinea Savanna)
  • Good tolerance to foliar diseases
  • Moderate tolerance to MSV – Seed treatment is recommended for off-season green mealie production
  • Large cobs with semi-flint grain texture
  • Can withstand plant population density of up to 53 000 plants per hectare


Weight 17.5 kg

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