CZH15548 is a hybrid with good yield potential under wet upper- and lower-mid altitudes in southern Africa and low N stress.   General Information
  Adaptation/Agroecological zone 600-1500 masl
  Region Southern Africa
  Type of product Three-way Cross
      Year first announced 2018
Grain Yield      
Grain yield (WUMA) 6.5 t/ha   Grain Characteristics
Grain yield (WLMA) 6.9 t/ha   Grain color White
Grain yield (DMA) 5.4 t/ha   Grain texture Semi-Flint
Grain yield (DLL) 3.9 t/ha      
Grain yield (WLL) 4.6 t/ha   Biotic Stress Performance
Grain yield under low N stress 3.5 t/ha   Turcicum leaf blight (TLB)  (1-9) 2.0
      Rust (1-9) 3.6
Agronomic Characteristics   Maize streak virus (MSV) (1-9) 1.4
Maturity 132 DAP   Grey leaf spot (GLS)  (1-9) 2.4
Anthesis-silking interval  0.5 Days   Ear rot 6.7%
Bad husk cover  1.3%   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.
Ear aspect 2.8  
Ear height  120 cm      
Plant height  240 cm   Seed Production Characteristics
Root lodging  3.8%   Female seed yield  6.2 t/ha
Stalk lodging  1.6%   Male seed yield  1.8 t/ha
Plant and ear aspects are scored on 1-5 scale, where 1 = desirable and 5 = undesirable characteristics   Nicking 6.1 Days
Further Links   Product information is based on data from the CIMMYT Southern Africa Maize Regional On-Station 2018 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
MSV = Maize Streak Virus
NUE = Nitrogen Use Efficient
TLB = Turcicum Leaf Blight
WLL = Wet Lowlands
WLMA = Wet Lower Mid-Altitudes
WUMA = Wet Upper Mid-Altitudes
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Year announced > 2018
Region > Southern Africa
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Ear rots
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Grey leaf spot (GLS)
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Maize streak virus (MSV)
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Turcicum leaf blight (TLB)
Abiotic Stress Tolerance > Nitrogen-use efficient (NUE)
Adaptation > Mid-altitudes
Biotic Stress Tolerance > Rust
Maturity Group > Early maturing
Abiotic Stress Tolerance > Drought tolerant
Product Type > Three-way cross hybrid
Grain Color > White grain
Grain Texture > Semi-flint
Adaptation > Lowlands
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Nicholas Davis
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