Dekalb Maize Seeds in Nigeria (Hybrid Maize Seed) – Buy Now!
Dekalb maize seeds variety is one of the most prolific hybrid maize seeds in Nigeria. This variety is one of Bayer’s best maize seeds varieties. This variety is becoming popular in Nigeria and a lot of maize farmers are now embracing it.
Bayer is the sole importer of this variety of hybrid maize seeds in Nigeria. Bayer is known for quality products. This particular hybrid maize variety is said to have a yield potential of 12 tons per hectare.
Varieties of Dekalb Maize seeds in Nigeria
The following are the varieties of Bayer’s Dekalb maize seeds in Nigeria:
Dekalb DK 234
This variety has a high grain yield and tolerant to striga. It can reach a yield of 13.2 tons per hectare. This variety presents white corn hybrid seeds.
The maize plant from this variety can reach 255 cm in height. This variety can start flowering after 46 days.
It can tolerate high density planting. 65,000 – 75,000 seeds can be planted in one hectare.
Dekalb DK 920
This hybrid maize variety also has a high grain yield and tolerant to striga. It can yield up to 10.7 tons per hectare in Nigeria.
This variety can reach harvest in 100 – 110 days (dry harvest). It is resistant to maize streak virus, rust, leaf blight and leaf spot diseases.
This variety has a yellow corn colour.
Dekalb DK 818
This variety reached a yield of 10 tons per hectare in a controlled trial in Nigeria. It is also tolerant to striga weed and very prolific.
DK 818 is also resistant to maize streak virus, rust, leaf blight and leaf spot diseases. This variety can reach maturity in 110 – 120 days (dry harvest). It can also tolerate high density planting.
Dekalb DK 777
This variety is prolific and also tolerant to striga. It can yield up to 10.7 tons per hectare in Nigeria.
This variety is also tolerant to rust and maize leaf spot. It can be grown in all parts of Nigeria.
Price of Dekalb Maize Seeds in Nigeria
The price of 2 kg Dekalb maize seeds in Nigeria varies. At Veggie Concept, we sell a 2 kg pack of Dekalb hybrid maize seeds at ₦3,000.
There are a lot of fake maize seeds in Nigeria that are sold at ridiculously low prices. You should only buy your maize seeds from credible vendors or dealers.