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Angola Dibanzilwa Nginamau This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
ZM623 2007 OPV Late Dry mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV resistant
ZM423 2009 OPV Early Dry mid-altitudes Medium MSV resistant
ZM523 2010 OPV Medium Dry mid-altitudes Medium MSV resistant
ZM725 2010 OPV Late Dry mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV resistant
CZH03030 2012 Hybrid Medium Dry mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV resistant
CZH0819 2012 Hybrid Medium Dry mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV resistant
ZM309 2013 OPV Very early Dry mid-altitudes Low - medium Flinty; MSV resistant
Benin Chabi Yallou This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
Ku Gnaayi 2007 OPV Extra-early Sudan Savannas Medium
Mougnangui 2007 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Striga-resistant
Ya Kouro Goura Guinm 2010 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Striga-resistant
Orou Kpintéké 2010 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High
Djéma- Bossi 2010 OPV Medium-late Moist savannas High Striga-tolerant with good nitrogen use efficency
DT SR W C2 2010 OPV Medium-late Moist savannas High

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Ethiopia Gezahegn Bogale This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
Melkasa5 2008 OPV Early to Medium Dry areas Low to medium Rust and MSV-resitant
Melkasa6Q 2008 OPV Early Dry areas Medium High protein quality
Melkasa7 2008 OPV Early
Dry areas Medium Resistant to major diseases
Gibe-2 2011 OPV Early - medium Dry and wet areas Medium-high MSV and rust-resistant
MH130 2012 Hybrid Early Dry areas Medium Resistant to major diseases
MH138Q 2012 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitudes High QPM
MH 140 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitudes High MSV and rust-resistant
Melkassa-1Q 2013 OPV Extra early Moisture stressed marginal maize growing areas Low-medium QPM; terminal drought stress escape; resistant to major diseases
BH546 2013 Hybrid Medium Mid-altitudes High Resistant to major diseases
BH547 2013 Hybrid Medium Mid-altitudes High Resistant to major diseases

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Ghana Obeng-Antwi Kwadwo This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
Etubi 2007 Hybrid Medium-late All Medium QPM
Enii-Pibi (Enibi) 2010 Hybrid Medium-late Forest and Forest Transition Medium QPM
Aseda 2012 Hybrid Medium-late Forest and Forest Transition High Good for domestic purposes
Opeaburoo 2012 Hybrid Medium-late Forest and Forest Transition High Good for domestic purposes
Tintim 2012 Hybrid Medium-late Forest and Forest Transition High Good for domestic purposes
Abontem 2010 OPV Extra early Forest and Forest Transition Medium Striga-resistant; QPM
Omankwa 2010 OPV Early Guinea Savanna Medium Striga-resistant; QPM
Aburohemaa 2010 OPV Early Forest and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-resistant; QPM
Wang Taa 2012 OPV Early Forest and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-resistant
Bihilifa 2012 OPV Early Forest and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-resistant
Sanzal-Sima 2012 OPV Medium-late Forest and Sudan Savanna Medium
Ewul-Boyu 2012 OPV Medium-late Forest and Sudan Savanna Medium

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Kenya Samuel Ajanga This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name
Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
KSCDT01 2012 OPV Early Dry to moist mid-altitudes Medium
KDH3 (DSLH101) 2012 Hybrid Very early Dry lowland Medium

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Malawi Kasbell Kaonga This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
SC719 2008
Hybrid Late Wet mid-altitudes High Medium drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
PAN53 2008 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Medium drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
CAP9001 2009 Hybrid Late Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Medium drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
ZM309 2009
OPV Very early Dry mid-altitude Low-medium Flinty, MSV resistant
ZM523 2009
OPV Early Dry mid-altitude Medium MSV resistant
Chitedze 4 2009 OPV Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium Medium drought tolerant
MH27 2010 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Medium drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
MH28 2010 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Medium drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
MH30 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Good drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
MH31 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Good drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
MH32 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Good drought tolerant, MSV and GLS resistant
MH33 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high MSV and GLS resistant
MH34 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high MSV and GLS resistant
MH35 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Resistant to major diseases
MH36 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Resistant to major diseases
MH37 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Resistant to major diseases
MH38 2013 Hybrid Medium Wet and dry mid-altitude Medium-high Resistant to major diseases

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Mali Ntji Coulibaly This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
Jorobana 2009 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High
Brico 2010 OPV Extra-early Sudan savannas Medium Striga-resistant
Tieba 2012 Hybrid Medium-late Guinea and Sudan Savanna High
Mata 2012 Hybrid Medium-late Guinea and Sudan Savanna High
Diambala 2012 OPV Medium-late Guinea and Sudan Savanna High
Sanu 2012 Hybrid Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Low soil nitrogen-tolerant, Striga-resistant, single-cross
TZE-Y DT STR C4 x TZEI 13 2012 Hybrid Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Low soil nitrogen-tolerant, Striga-resistant, top-cross

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Mozambique David Mariote This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
SHluvukani 2008 Hybrid Medium Low - mid-altitudes Medium Semi-flint, downy mildew resistand, MSV-resistant
Olipa 2008 Hybrid Medium-late Stable across different agro-ecologies High Semi-dent, downy mildew resistant, MSV-resistant
ZM309 2013 OPV Extra early Dry mid-altitudes Low-medium Flinty, MSV-resistant
ZM523 2011 OPV Early Dry mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant
Dimba 2011 OPV Extra early Low altitudes Low-medium Flint, downy mildew-resistant, MSV-resistant
Gema 2011 OPV Extra early Low altitudes Low-medium Orange, flint, downy mildew-resistant
Molocue 2011 Hybrid Medium Mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant
Pris 601 2013 Hybrid Medium Mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant
SP-1 2013 Hybrid Medium Mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant

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Nigeria Prof. S. G. Ado This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
Sammaz 22 2009 Hybrid Medium-late Moist savannas High 3-way cross
Sammaz 23 2009 Hybrid Medium-late Moist savannas High 3-way cross
Sammaz 24 2009 Hybrid Medium-late Moist savannas High Top cross
Sammaz 25 2009 Hybrid Medium-late Moist savannas High Top cross
Oba Super 7 2009 Hybrid Medium-late Moist savannas High Striga-resistant
Oba Super 9 2009 Hybrid Medium-late Moist savannas High Striga-resistant
Sammaz 15 2008 OPV Medium-late Moist savannas High Striga-tolerant with good nitrogen use efficency
Sammaz 18 2009 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 19 2009 OPV Medium-late Moist savannas High Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 20 2009 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 26 2009 OPV Medium-late Moist savannas High
Sammaz 27 2009 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 28 2009 OPV Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 29 2009 OPV Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 32 2011 OPV Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-tolerant, drought escaping and QPM
Sammaz 33 2011 OPV Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-tolerant, drought escaping and QPM
Sammaz 34 2011 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Multiple cob bearing
Sammaz 35 2011 OPV Early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Striga-tolerant
Sammaz 38 2011 OPV Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna Medium Striga-resistant and QPM
Ifehybrid 5 2013 hybrid Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Low soil nitrogen-tolerant, Striga-resistant, single-cross
Ifehybrid 6 2013 hybrid Extra-early Guinea and Sudan Savanna High Low soil nitrogen-tolerant, Striga-resistant, top-cross

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Tanzania Kheri M. Kitenge This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
WH403 2007 Hybrid Medium < 1400 m Medium
WH502 2007 Hybrid Late < 1600 m Medium
WH505 2007 Hybrid Late < 1500 m Low
ZM623 2007 OPV Medium-late 900-1500 m Medium
VumiliaH1 2009 Hybrid Late 900-1500 m High
HB405 2012 Hybrid Extra early-early < 800 m Medium
HB513 2012 Hybrid Early 800-1200 m High
HB623 2012 Hybrid Late 1000-1500 m High
TZM 523 2012 OPV Medium 900-1500 m Medium
TZH 636 2012 Hybrid Medium 900-1500 m High
TZH 538 2012 Hybrid Medium 900-1500 m High
TZH 417 2012 Hybrid Early-medium 900-1500 m High
NATA H104 2013 Hybrid Early-medium <1600 m Medium
NATA H105 2013 Hybrid Early-medium <1600 Medium

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Uganda Godfrey Asea This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
Longe 9H 2009 Hybrid Medium 1000-1600 m High Resistant to MSV, NLB and GLS
Longe 10H 2009 Hybrid Medium 1000-1600 m Very high Resistant to MSV, NLB and GLS
Longe 11H 2009 Hybrid Medium 1000-1600 m High Resistant to MSV, NLB and GLS
UH 5051 2012 Hybrid Medium 1000-1600 m Medium
UH 5052 2012 Hybrid Medium 1000-1600 m Medium
UH 5053 2012 Hybrid Medium 1000-1600 m Medium
VPMAX 2012 OPV Medium 1000-1600 m Low-medium
UH5354 2013 Hybrid Intermediate-late 1000-1500m Very high Resistant to MSV, NLB and GLS, low N-tolerant
UH5355 2013 Hybrid Intermediate-late 1000-1500m Very high Resistant to MSV, NLB and GLS

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Zambia Kabamba Mwansa This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
PGS53 2007 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV-resistant
PGS71 2007 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV-resistant
KAM601 2008 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium - high GLS and MSV-resistant
KAM602 2008 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium - high GLS and MSV-resistant
SC721 2008 Hybrid Very late Drier mid-altitudes Medium - high GLS and MSV-resistant
CAP5901 2010 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium MSVand GLS-resistant
SC727 2010 Hybrid Late Drier mid-altitudes Medium - high MSV and GLS-resistant
ZMS606 2010 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium MSV and GLS-resistant
ZMS623 2012 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium MSV and GLS-resistant
ZM423 2007 OPV Early Drier mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant
ZM523 2008 OPV Early Drier mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant
ZM625 2008 OPV Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium MSV-resistant
ZM721 2008 OPV Late Drier mid-altitudes Medium Flint, MSV and GLS-resistant
Nelson's Choice 2010 OPV Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium GLS, MSV and rust-resistant
MMV409 2011 OPV Very early Drier mid-altitudes Low - medium Flinty, MSV-resistant
GV 635 2013 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium Semi-flint,  MSV and GLS-resistant
GV 638 2013 Hybrid Medium Drier mid-altitudes Medium Semi-flint,  MSV and GLS-resistant
GV 628 2013 Hybrid Early Drier mid-altitudes Medium Semi-flint,  MSV and GLS-resistant

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Zimbabwe Thokozile Ndhlela This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Release name Year of release HYBRID/OPV Maturity range Suitable agro-ecologies Grain yield Additional traits/remarks
ZAP51 2007 Hybrid Medium High-Low Altitude 7000-9000 Resistant to GLS, ear rot and MSV
ZAP61 2007 Hybrid Medium High-Low Altitude 10 000-12 000 Resistant to GLS, ear rot, Leaf Blight and MSV
SC641 AWAITING RELEASE
ZM309 2009 OPV Very Early Dry Mid-Altitude 5000-7000 Moderate-good resistance to GLS, MSV, Common Rust and Leaf Blight
ZM401 2009 OPV Early Dry Mid-Altitude 5000-7000 Moderate-good resistance to GLS, MSV, Common Rust and Leaf Blight
AGS41
Pris 601 2010 Hybrid Medium High-Mid Altitude 6000-7000 High resistance to GLS, MSV, Cob rots and has good standability
ZM527
ZS263 2010 Hybrid Early-Medium High-Low Altitude 5000-9000 Tolerant to MSV, GLS,and twin cobbing tendency under optimum conditions
ZS265 2010 Hybrid Medium High-Low Altitude 7000-12 000 Tolerant to MSV, GLS,and twin cobbing tendency under optimum conditions
PAN3M-41 2013 Hybrid Early Dry Low Potential Up to 8000 Resistant to GLS, NCLB, Common Rust, MSV and ear rot and has good standability
PGS53 2013 Hybrid Medium High-Mid Altitude above 6000 Good resistance to GLS, Rust < MSV
SC301 2013

Acronyms

CAII Centre for Agricultural Inputs International

CRI Crop Research Institute

CRRA Centre Régionale de Recherche Agricole

DARS Department of Agriculture Research Service

DRandamp;SS Department of Research and Specialist Services

EIAR Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research

FICA Farm Inputs Care Centre

IAR Institute for Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University

IER Institut d'Economie Rurale

IIA Instituto de Investigação Agronómica

IIAM Instituto de Investigação Agrária de Moçambique

IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

INRAB Institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Bénin

KARI Kenya Agricultural Research Institute

NASECO Nalweyo Seed Company

SARI Selian Agricultural Research Institute

ZARI Zambia Agriculture Research Institute

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