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MEDIUM ALTITUDE MAIZE VARIETIES
These varieties perform well at altitudes between 800 and 1700 m above sea level. H 520 can
however perform well up to 2400 above sea level.
Recommended growing areas:
These are Highland hybrids grown particularly in Trans-Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, Nakuru, Laikipia, Kisii, Narok, Bungoma, Kakamega, Nandi, Kericho.Tea zones of central Kenya,Nyahururu, Southern Highlands of Tanzania, Mt. Elgon slopes,slopes of Mt. Kenya, Bomet,Nyeri, Kiambu and Meru tea zones
 
VARIETY
AVAREGE
YIELD/ ACRE
(90Kg)
PERIOD TO MATURITY
(DAYS)
SPEACIAL ATTRIBUTES
H 520
32
120-130
  • Tolerant to leaf  rust  and Grey Leaf spot
  • Tolerant to lodging
  • Excellent husk cover
H 516
28
100-110
  • Good husk cover
  • Tolerant to lodging
  • Tolerant to ear rot, rust, Grey  Leaf spot ,stem and leaf blight.
H 515
26
100-110
  • Tolerant to lodging
  • Tolerant to leaf blight ,leaf rust and Grey Leaf spot
H 513
24
100-110
  • Partially tolerant to maize streak virus.
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