Pioneer Maize Seeds (Hybrid Maize Seeds)

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  • Colour: White and Yellow Variants
  • Taste: Slightly Sweet Taste
  • Size: Big Corn Cobs
  • Package Size: Bag of 20kg
  • Time to Maturity: 90 - 110 days after seeding
  • Growth Habit: Determinate
  • Disease Resistances: Rust and Blight Diseases
  • Brand: Pioneer
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The hybrid pioneer maize seeds are one of the most prolific hybrid corn seeds varieties in Nigeria. The pioneer maize variety is bred and produced by Pioneer Inc. This variety has shown to be the highest yielding maize variety in Nigeria.

The pioneer maize seeds can yield up to 12 tons of dry maize seeds per hectare. There have been yields of 6 – 8 tons per hectare amongst farmers in Nigeria.

The hybrid pioneer maize variety can tolerate overcrowding unlike the open pollinated maize varieties. The plant can also reach a height of 8 feet if well fed with crop nutrients and water.

The hybrid pioneer maize variety is tolerant to rust and blight diseases and can do well in the forest and savanna areas of Nigeria.

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 20kg
  • Time to Maturity: 90 – 110 days after seeding
  • Growth Habit: Determinate
  • Disease Resistances: Rust and Blight Diseases
  • Brand: Pioneer

Characteristics of Hybrid Pioneer Maize Seeds

The following are the characteristics of pioneer maize seeds:

  • The plants from this variety can reach a height of 8 feet.
  • This hybrid corn variety produces maize cobs that are big.
  • The maturity time or harvest time for dry cob is 90 – 100 days.
  • It has tolerances to rust disease and maize blight diseases.
  • It can tolerate over-crowding and high density planting.

Advantages of Planting Hybrid Pioneer Corn Seeds

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

  • This variety can produce an excellent yield. The yield per hectare can reach 11 – 12 tons.
  • This variety can tolerate high density planting.
  • It has good tolerances and resistances to some pests and diseases.
  • It has an early maturity time as compared to open pollinated maize varieties.
  • This hybrid corn variety can be grown in the dry season and the rainy season in Nigeria.
  • The hybrid pioneer maize variety can also be grown in the rain forest, Guinea savanna, Sudan savanna and Sahel savanna belts of Nigeria.

How to Plant Pioneer Maize Seeds

  • Plough, harrow and ridge your farmland.
  • Apply glyphosate to the weeds on the farmland.
  • Wait for some days before planting.
  • Plant one pioneer 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.

Questions and Answers on Pioneer Maize Seeds (FAQ)

Question: Is pioneer maize variety a hybrid maize seeds variety?

Answer: Yes, pioneer maize seeds are hybrid maize seeds.

Question: Can pioneer maize seeds be planted in all zones in Nigeria?

Answer: Yes, pioneer maize seeds can be planted in all geographic zones in Nigeria. These seed will do well in the forest, swampy and savannah areas of Nigeria.

Question: Can pioneer maize seeds guarantee a high crop yield?

Answer: Yes, if good agronomic practices are observed, pioneer maize variety is high yielding.

Question: How many seeds of pioneer maize variety can be planted in one hectare?

Answer: Over 52,000 seeds of pioneer maize variety can be planted in one hectare of farmland.

Question: Is pioneer maize variety advisable to be planted in the dry season?

Answer: Yes, you can plant hybrid pioneer maize seeds in the dry season if you have an irrigation system on your farm.

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

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