CZH15543 is an early-maturing hybrid with good yield potential under low nitrogen conditions and has good resistance to diseases such as MSV, GLS, TLB and rust.   General Information
  Adaptation/Agroecological zone 600-1500 masl
  Region Southern Africa
  Type of product Three-way Cross
      Year first announced 2017
Grain Yield      
Grain yield (MEA) (OPT) 8.9 t/ha   Grain Characteristics
Grain yield (MEB) (OPT) 7.4 t/ha   Grain color White
Grain yield (MEC) (OPT) 5.4 t/ha   Grain texture Semi-dent
Grain yield (MED) (OPT) 2.3 t/ha      
Grain yield (MEA) (HD) 9.5 t/ha   Biotic Stress Performance
Grain yield under low N stress 3.7 t/ha   Turcicum leaf blight (TLB)  (1-9) 3.2
Grain yield under MSV conditions 7.9 t/ha   Rust (1-9) 3.0
      Maize streak virus (MSV) (1-9) 1.0
Agronomic Characteristics   Grey leaf spot (GLS)  (1-9) 2.6
Maturity 126 DAP   Ear rot 9.5%
Anthesis-silking interval  0.2 Days   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.
Bad husk cover  7.9%  
Ear aspect 2.8      
Ear height  110 cm   Seed Production Characteristics
Plant aspect 2.7   Female seed yield  9.2 t/ha
Plant height  239 cm   Male seed yield  3.85 t/ha
Stalk lodging  7.1%   Nicking -0.1 Days
Plant and ear aspects are scored on 1-5 scale, where 1 = desirable and 5 = undesirable characteristics      
      Product information is based on data from the CIMMYT Southern Africa Maize Regional On-Station 2017 Trials.

DAP = Days After Planting
DLL = Dry Lowlands
DMA = Dry Mid-Altitudes
GLS = Grey Leaf Spot
Low N = managed low nitrogen
masl = meters above sea level
MEA = Mega-environment A
MEB= Mega-environment B
MEC = Mega-environment C
MED = Mega-environment D
MSV=Maize streak virus
NUE = Nitrogen Use Efficient
TLB = Turcicum Leaf Blight
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Product Type > Three-way cross hybrid
Abiotic Stress Tolerance > Drought tolerant
Abiotic Stress Tolerance > Nitrogen-use efficient (NUE)
Adaptation > Mid-altitudes
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Ear rots
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 > Early maturing
Region > Southern Africa
Year announced > 2017
Seed producibility traits > Good nicking
Adaptation > Lowlands
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Nicholas Davis
Program Manager

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