Maize Variety

Maize Variety

Variety KALRO Maize Varieties Year released/ Centre/Scientist Attributes Uses Where grown Commercialization by who
H511   1967 Kenya Seed Co/KARI Optimal production altitude range (Masl) 1000-1500 m Maturity: 4-5 months Grain yield (t ha-1 ) 4-7 Novelty: Medium maturity Used to make maize flour, mixed with beans to make githeri or with cow peas for muthokoi, can be eaten as roasted or boiled maize whole on cob, livestock feed, corn oil Western Kenya, Lake region, South Rift, Meru and Central Kenya Seed Co/KARI
H622   1965 Kenya Seed Co/KARI Optimal production altitude range (Masl) 1200-1700 m Maturity: 5-7 months Grain yield (t ha-1 ) 6-8 Novelty: Large kernels Dent Used to make maize flour, mixed with beans to make githeri or with cow peas for muthokoi, can be eaten as roasted or boiled maize whole on cob, livestock feed, corn oil Western Kenya, Lake region, South Rift, Meru, and Central KARI/Kenya Seed Co.
H632   1964 Kenya Seed Co/KARI Optimal production altitude range (Masl) 1200-1700 m Maturity: 5-7 months Grain yield (t ha-1 ) 6-8 Novelty: Large kernels Dent Used to make maize flour, mixed with beans to make githeri or with cow peas for muthokoi, can be eaten as roasted or boiled maize whole on cob, livestock feed, corn oil Western Kenya, Lake region, South Rift, Meru and Central KARI/Kenya Seed Co.