Seedco Maize Seeds – 20KG

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  • Colour: White and Yellow Variants
  • Taste: Slightly Sweet Taste
  • Size: Big Corn Cobs
  • Package Size: Bags of 10kg, 20kg and 50kg
  • Time to Maturity: 90 – 110 days after seeding
  • Growth Habit: Determinate
  • Disease Resistances: Rust and Blight Diseases
  • Brand: Seedco
  • Varieties: SC419, SC510, SC526, SC612, SC651 and SC719
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The hybrid seedco maize seeds are one of the most prolific hybrid corn seeds varieties in Nigeria. The seedco maize variety is bred and produced by Seedco Inc. This variety has shown to be the highest yielding maize variety in Nigeria.

The seedco maize seeds can yield up to 11 tons of dry maize seeds per hectare. There have been yields of 5 –9 tons per hectare amongst farmers in Nigeria.

The hybrid seedco 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 seedco 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: Bags of 10kg, 20kg and 50kg
  • Time to Maturity: 90 – 110 days after seeding
  • Growth Habit: Determinate
  • Disease Resistances: Rust and Blight Diseases
  • Brand: Seedco
  • Varieties: SC419, SC510, SC526, SC612, SC651 and SC719

Characteristics of Hybrid Seedco Maize Seeds

The following are the characteristics of seedco 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 Seedco Corn Seeds

The following are the advantages of planting hybrid seedco 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 seedco maize variety can also be grown in the rain forest, Guinea savanna, Sudan savanna and Sahel savanna belts of Nigeria.

How to Plant Seedco Maize Seeds

  • Plough, harrow and ridge your farmland.
  • Apply glyphosate to the weeds on the farmland.
  • Wait for some days before planting.
  • Plant one seedco 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 Seedco Maize Seeds (FAQ)

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

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

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

Answer: Yes, seedco 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 seedco maize seeds guarantee a high crop yield?

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

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

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

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

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

You can view other maize seeds here.

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

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