Dekalb Maize Seeds (DK234)

8,000.009,000.00 (-11%)

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  • Colour: White and Yellow Variants
  • Taste: Slightly Sweet Taste
  • Size: Big Corn Cobs
  • Package Size: Bag of 2kg
  • Time to Maturity: 95 - 120 days after seeding
  • Growth Habit: Determinate
  • Disease Resistances: Rust, Striga and Blight Diseases
  • Brand: Mosanto
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Dekalb maize seeds (DK234) are hybrid maize seeds variety from Mosanto. This hybrid maize variety has a strong vigor, vigorous growth ability and high yield. It is one of the highest yielding hybrid maize varieties in Nigeria.

DK234 hybrid maize variety has produced over 13 tons per hectare in controlled trials in Nigeria. Some maize farmers in Nigeria recorded yields of 5 – 8 tons per hectare after planting this hybrid maize variety.

DK234 maize variety can grow under stress. It can tolerate high population and high temperature. It can also be grown in the rain forest, guinea savanna, Sudan savanna and Sahel savanna belts of Nigeria.

This variety needs a lot of nutrients or fertilizers for it to reach its maximum yield potential. This hybrid maize variety has both the white and yellow variants.

Product Features

  • Colour: White and Yellow Variants
  • Taste: Slightly Sweet Taste
  • Size: Big Corn Cobs
  • Package Size: Bag of 2kg
  • Time to Maturity: 95 – 120 days after seeding
  • Growth Habit: Determinate
  • Disease Resistances: Rust, Striga and Blight Diseases
  • Brand: Mosanto

Characteristics of DK234 Maize Seeds

The following are the characteristics of Dekalb maize seeds: (DK234):

  • This maize variety can produce plants that are very tall. The plants can reach a height of 7 – 8 feet.
  • It has a high grain yield unlike other varieties in Nigeria
  • It is resistant to Striga, Blight and rust diseases.
  • This hybrid corn variety produces maize cobs that are big.
  • The maturity time or harvest time for dry cob is 95 – 120 days.
  • It can tolerate high temperature.

Advantages of Planting Hybrid Dekalb Corn Seeds (DK234)

The following are the advantages of planting hybrid DK234 corn seeds:

  • This variety can yield over 13 tons per hectare. This has been confirmed in controlled trials.
  • It has a high grain yield.
  • It has resistances to striga, rust and blight diseases.
  • It has a good maturity time.
  • This hybrid corn variety can be grown in the dry season and the rainy season in Nigeria.
  • DK234 maize variety can also be grown in the rain forest, Guinea savanna, Sudan savanna and Sahel savanna belts of Nigeria.

How to Plant Dekalb Maize Seeds (DK234)

  • Plough, harrow and ridge your farmland.
  • Apply glyphosate to kill the weeds from the roots.
  • Do not plant until after a few days after the application of glyphosate.
  • Plant one DK234 maize seed per hole. The intra-row spacing should be 25cm while the inter-row spacing should be 75cm.
  • Apply lagon herbicide immediately after planting of the seeds or not later than 2 days after seeding.
  • Apply fertilizers and pesticides as advised by your agronomist. You may need to apply 3-4 bags of urea fertilizer and 3-4 bags of NPK fertilizers per hectare.
  • Apply belt expert and decis insecticides to guard against army worms.
  • Harvest when the cobs are dry.
  • Use a Sheller to shell the maize seeds from the cobs.

To order or buy hybrid DK234 maize seeds, please call us on 08066437109.

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Weight 2 kg
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