Seed Co Limited, a public listed company incorporated in Zimbabwe and quoted on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, is the leading producer and marketer of certified crop seeds in Southern Africa.

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Agri-Seed Co Limited
Mombasa Road (next to Mabati rolling Mills)
P. O. Box 616 - 00621
Village Market, Nairobi
Kenya

Phone: +254 20 3228000 / 8046358
Fax: +254 20 8046360
Main contact: Kassim Owino
Email: kassim.owino@agriseed.co.ke

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Maize seed hybrids available in Kenya and their characteristics

Seed Co maize seed hybrid in Kenya and their characteristics

Characteristics of Seed Co maize hybrids in Kenya for 2009/10 season
Product Grain
colour
Height (m) Standability Disease tolerance
Cob Plant Root Stalk Leaf
blight
Cob
disease
Heat &
draught
Maize
stalk
GLS
SC 403 White 1.4 2.6 2 2 2 1 1 1 4
SC 407 White 1.4 2.6 2 3 2 3 2 3 3
SC 525 White 1.2 2.4 1 2 2 3 3 4 3
SC 627 White 1.7 2.9 4 2 3 3 3 2 1
SC 635 White 1.3 2.8 2 4 2 2 2 1 3
SC 719 White 1.8 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 3
SC 721 White 1.7 2.9 2 2 3 2 2 1 4

Note

  • SC 627 = SC Simba 61
  • SC 407 = SC Duma 43
  • SC 513 = SC Punda Mulia 55
  • SC 403 = SC Dumba 41

Legend

  • *  = On sale
  • ** = Registered, not available on the shelf, but can be ordered through Zambia Export Office

Interpretation of scores:

  • 1 = Very good (tolerant)
  • 9 = Poor (susceptible)

Note: SC 701, ZS 206 and SR 52 are specialised maize seed for "Green Mealies", "Roasting" and "Baby Corn" and are available on request.

Seed Co seed hybrid more characteristics and availability in Kenya

Availability and more characteristics of Seed Co hybrids in Kenya for 2009/10 season
Product Grain colour Grain drying rate Days to Yield range (t/ha) Availability
Silk Maturity
Maize





- SC 403 White Medium 61 131 1 to 5 *
- SC 407 White Medium 61 132 1 to 5 *
- SC 525 White Medium 63 134 5 to 10 *
- SC 627 White Slow 67 144 5 to 10 *
- SC 635 White Fast 67 142 5 to 10 **
- SC 719 White Medium 72 158 7 to 13 *
- SC 721 White Slow 10 150 6 to 13 *
Sorghum





- SC Sila           *

Note

  • SC 627 = SC Simba 61
  • SC 407 = SC Duma 43
  • SC 513 = SC Punda Mulia 55
  • SC 403 = SC Dumba 41

Legend

  • *  = On sale
  • ** = Registered, not available on the shelf, but can be ordered through Zambia Export Office

Interpretation of scores:

  • 1 = Very good (tolerant)
  • 9 = Poor (susceptible)

Note: SC 701, ZS 206 and SR 52 are specialised maize seed for "Green Mealies", "Roasting" and "Baby Corn" and are available on request.


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