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CKDHH170059

CIMMYT's eastern Africa product pipeline 1A (EA-PP1A) focuses on developing intermediate maturing, white grain, high-yielding maize hybrids that are drought tolerant, resistant to GLS, TLB, ear rots, and MSV, and are suitable for food use in tropical rainfed dry/wet mid-altitude areas in eastern Africa.    General Information
  Adaptation/Agroecological zone 1000 - 1600 masl
  Type of product Three-way cross hybrid
  Year first announced 2018
     
  Grain Characteristics
  Grain color White
      Grain texture Semi dent
Grain Yield      
Grain yield under optimum conditions 6.6 t/ha   Biotic Stress Performance
Grain yield under random stress 3.7 t/ha   Turcicum leaf blight (TLB) (1-9) 2.8
Grain yield under drought stress 2.0 t/ha   Grey leaf spot (GLS) (1-9) 2.0
      Maize streak virus (MSV) (1-9) 0.8
Agronomic Characteristics   Common rust (1-9) 2.4
Maturity 137 DAP   Diseases were originally scored on a 1-5 scale but have been converted here to a 1-9 scale, where 1 = Highly resistant; 5 = Tolerant; 9 = Highly susceptible.
Plant height 255.8 cm  
Bad husk cover 3.4%  
Root lodging 1.3%      
Stalk lodging 12.5%   Seed Production Characteristics
Anther-silking interval 1.0 Days   Nicking -0.1 Days
Ear aspect (1-5) 2.3      
Plant aspect (1-5) 2.5   Comments
Plant and ear aspects are scored on 1-5 scale, where 1 = desirable and 5 = undesirable characteristics   Product information is based on data from various trials conducted by CIMMYT in eastern Africa in 2017.

Abbreviations:
DAP = days after planting
GLS = Grey Leaf Spot
Low N = Managed Low Nitrogen
masl = meters above sea level
MSV = maize streak virus
TLB = Turcicum Leaf Blight
 
     
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Product Type > Three-way cross hybrid
Abiotic Stress Tolerance > Drought tolerant
Adaptation > Mid-altitudes
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Grey leaf spot (GLS)
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Maize streak virus (MSV)
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Rust
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Turcicum leaf blight (TLB)
Grain Color > White grain
Grain Texture > Semi-dent
Maturity Group > Intermediate maturing
Region > Eastern Africa
Year announced > 2018
Seed producibility traits > Good nicking
For Information, Contact:
Nicholas Davis
Program Manager
CIMMYT
n.davis@cgiar.org

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