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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Seed Co Zambia International Limited
Seed Co Business Park
Farm 683B, Mumbwa Road
P.O. Box 35310, Lusaka
Zambia

Tel: +260 (211) 846367-70/288048/9
Fax: +260 (211) 289247
Email: seedco@seedco.co.zm

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Maize seed hybrids available in Zambia and their characteristics

Seed Co maize seed hybrid in Zambia and their characteristics

Characteristics of Seed Co maize hybrids in Zambia 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 411 White 1.1 2.3 2 1 2 4 2 1 4
SC 513 White 1.6 2.8 5 3 2 4 3 5 2
SC 517 White 1.4 2.7 1 2 2 2 3 5 3
SC 525 White 1.2 2.4 1 2 2 3 3 4 3
SC 621 White 1.7 1.7 2 4 1 2 2 1 3
SC 627 White 1.7 2.9 4 2 3 3 3 2 1
SC 633 White 1.4 2.6 2 3 1 2 2 1 3
SC 637 White 1.3 2.5 1 2 1 4 3 3 3
SC 701 White 1.9 3.2 1 1 1 1 2 2 7
SC 709 White 1.7 2.9 2 2 2 4 4 9 1
SC 715 White 1.6 2.9 2 3 2 2 3 4 2
SC 719 White 1.8 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 3
SR 52 White 1.8 3.2 7 1 2 2 8 9 6
SC 506 Yellow 1.3 2.6 1 3 2 4 1 8 3
ZS 206 (Y) Yellow 1.6 3 4 1 1 1 2 7 9
SC 608 (Y) Yellow 1.4 2.6 2 2 2 2 2 6 3
SC 602 (Y) Yellow 1.7 2.9 5 3 2 3 3 8 1

Seed Co seed hybrid more characteristics and availability in Zambia

Availability and more characteristics of Seed Co hybrids in Zambia 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 411 White Fast 63 132 4 to 8 *
- SC 513 White Slow 68 137 4 to 8 *
- SC 517 White Fast 66 134 3 to 6 *
- SC 525 White Medium 63 134 5 to 10 *
- SC 621 White Slow 68 148 3 to 8 *
- SC 627 White Slow 67 144 5 to 10 *
- SC 633 White Fast 69 140 6 to 12 *
- SC 637 White Medium 69 148 6 to 13 *
- SC 701 White Slow 72 152 7 to 13 *
- SC 709 White Slow 72 151 8 to 13 *
- SC 715 White Slow 73 152 6 to 11 *
- SC 719 White Medium 72 158 7 to 13 *
- SR 52 White Slow 72 151 7 to 13 *
- SC 506 Yellow Fast 64 132 1 to 6 *
- ZS 206 (Y) Yellow Medium 70 150 5 to 13 *
- SC 608 (Y) Yellow Slow 68 148 5 to 14 *
- SC 602 (Y) Yellow Slow 68 148 5 to 13 *
Sorghum





- Macia           *
- Sila           **
Soya Beans





- SC Santa           **
- SC Safari           *
- SC Scribe           *
- SC Sirocco           *
- SC Soprano           *
- SC Score           *
- SC Solitaire           *
Groundnuts





- Nyanda           **
- Mwenje           *
- SC Orion           *
Sugar beans





- SC Bounty           *
Wheat





- SC Nduna           *
- SC Smart           *
- SC Shangwa           **
- SC Shine           *
- SC Shield           *
- SC Sahai           *
- SC Stella           *
- SC Sekuru           *

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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