• Angola

    Dibanzilwa Nginamau dnginamau@yahoo.com
    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 chabiyallou02@yahoo.com
    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
  • Ethiopia

    Gezahegn Bogale gezahegngb2002@yahoo.com
    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
  • Ghana

    Obeng-Antwi Kwadwo obengantwi2002@yahoo.co.uk
    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
  • Kenya

    Samuel Ajanga s_ajanga@yahoo.com
    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  
  • Malawi

    Kasbell Kaonga kkaonga@yahoo.co.uk
    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
  • Mali

    Ntji Coulibaly ntji.coulibaly@gmail.com
    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
  • Mozambique

    David Mariote mariotedavid@hotmail.com
    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
  • Nigeria

    Prof. S. G. Ado shehuga@gmail.com, shehuado@hotmail.com
    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
  • Tanzania

    Kheri M. Kitenge kkitenge@yahoo.com
    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
  • Uganda

    Godfrey Asea asea@nacrri.go.ug or grasea_99@yahoo.com
    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
  • Zambia

    Kabamba Mwansa mwansakabamba@yahoo.com or maize@zamnet.zm
    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
  • Zimbabwe

    Thokozile Ndhlela thokondlela@yahoo.com
    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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