pioneer hybrid maize seeds
 

Call: 08025141924

32,000

seedco hybrid maize seeds

25,000

You can also buy by calling us on 08025141924 or send an email to sales@veggiegrow.ng

Hybrid maize seeds are maize seeds produced from the crossing of two varieties of maize seeds. Hybrid maize seeds are mainly produced in order to get better or improved traits.

Hybrid maize seeds are generally higher yielding than the open pollinated maize seeds in Nigeria.

It is not uncommon to see hybrid maize seeds yielding 7 - 9 tons per hectare in Nigeria while most open pollinated maize seeds in Nigeria yield as low as 1 ton per hectare.

Hybrid Maize Seeds for Sale in Nigeria

There are a lot of different types of hybrid maize seeds for sale in our offices in Nigeria.

Below are some of the hybrid maize seeds available for sale in our stores in Nigeria:

DuPont Pioneer Hybrid Maize Seeds

pioneer hybrid maize seeds

Pioneer hybrid maize seeds have been tagged as the highest yielding hybrid maize variety in Nigeria.

Pioneer hybrid maize seed is a fairly new hybrid maize variety in Nigeria. It was introduced into Nigeria by Flourmills Plc. Since the introduction of this hybrid maize variety, a lot of farmers have embraced it.

Dupont pioneer hybrid maize seed is resistant to a lot of pests and diseases.

In a trial of this variety in Kaduna, a farmer recorded a yield of 8.2 tons per hectare.

Mosanto Hybrid Maize Seeds (Sold by Bayer Nigeria)

dk234 hybrid maize seed
 

Call: 08025141924

28,250

dk920 hybrid maize seed

29,500

 

The following are the hybrid Dekalb maize seeds in Nigeria:

DeKalb DK234 Hybrid Maize Seed (White)

This hybrid maize variety from Mosanto is suited for the Guinea Savannah area of Nigeria. It has a yield potential of 13 tonnes per hectare.

It is resistant to maize streak virus, rust and striga.

DeKalb DK920 Hybrid Maize Seed (Yellow)

This hybrid maize variety also from Mosanto has a yield potential of 10 tonnes per hectare. It can grow well in all parts of Nigeria, though better adapted for the Guinea savannah zones of Nigeria.

It is tolerant to maize streak virus, rust, leaf blight, curvularia leaf spot, and Striga hermonthica.

DeKalb DK818 Hybrid Maize Seed (Yellow)

The yield of this hybrid maize variety can reach 10 tonnes per hectare. It can grow well in all parts of Nigeria, though better suited for the Guinea savannah zones of Nigeria.

Like DeKalb DK 920, it is also tolerant to maize streak virus, rust, leaf blight, curvularia leaf spot, and Striga hermonthica.

SeedCo Hybrid Maize Seeds

seedco hybrid maize seeds in nigeria

SC 510

This is a yellow hybrid maize variety from SeedCo. It reaches maturity in 90 days and has a yield potential of 5 – 6 tons per hectare.

SC 510 hybrid maize variety is well adapted to the Guinea savannah part of Nigeria. It is resistant to a lot of pests and diseases.

It is also Pro Vitamin A variety.

SC 645

SC 645 hybrid maize variety has a yield potential of 7 – 8 tons per hectare. It can reach maturity in 100 – 110 days.

This variety is disease and heat tolerant. It can grow well in the southern Guinea savannah region of Nigeria.

SC 649

This is a white hybrid maize seeds produced by Seed Co. It has a yield potential of 6 – 7 tons per hectare. It can reach maturity in 100 – 110 days.

It is resistant to some pests and diseases and can grow in all ecological zones in Nigeria.

SC 651

This hybrid maize seed variety can reach a yield of 5 – 6 tons per hectare. It also matures in 100 – 110 days.

It can grow well in dry areas, Guinea and Sahel savannah regions of Nigeria.

It is tolerant to drought and striga.

SC 719

This hybrid maize seed variety can reach a yield of 8 - 9 tons per hectare. It also matures in 110 – 120 days.

It is well adapted to the Guinea savannah belt of Nigeria. It is tolerant to a lot of maize pests and diseases.

Premier Seeds – Hybrid Maize Seeds

Premier Oba 98
 

Call: 08025141924

25,000

premier oba super - 2

24,700

Premier Oba 98 (white, QPM)

This is a well-known hybrid maize seed variety in Nigeria; Premier Seeds Nigeria is the producer.

It can resist a lot of tropical diseases and pests. Premier Oba 98 matures in about 110 days. This variety can grow in the savannah and forest belts of Nigeria.

It is resistant to lodging, rust, blight and streak. The height of the plant of this breed can reach 190 cm. The prolificacy of this variety is excellent.

This variety can yield 6 – 8 tons per hectare.

Premier Oba Super-1 (white)

Premier Oba Super -1 shares some attributes and traits with Premier Oba - 98. A lot of maize farmers in the southern part of Nigeria favours this variety.

This variety reaches maturity at about 188 days. It can also grow well in the savannah and rain forest belts of Nigeria.

It has a moderate resistance to lodging, rust, streak and blight. The yield potential of Premier Oba Super – 1 is 5 – 7 tons per hectare.

The use of hybrid maize seeds is highly recommended for maize farming in Nigeria.

Premier Oba Super-2 (yellow)

Premier Oba Super – 2 is well loved by traders who roast fresh corn on the road side because of its yellow maize grain colour.

It is a high yielding hybrid maize variety from Premier Seeds Nigeria.

It has a moderate resistance to downy mildew, lodging, rust, streak and blight. The yield potential is 5 – 7 tons per hectare.

It takes an average of 110 days for this variety to reach maturity.

Premier Oba Super-3 (white)

Premier Oba Super – 3 shares similar traits with Premier Oba Super – 2. It is an enhancement to Premier Oba Super – 2.

It can tolerate diseases and pests like leaf blight, leaf spot, downy mildew, lodging, rust, streak and blight.

The yield potential is 5 – 7 tons per hectare.

This variety is bred to tolerate rain forest conditions in Nigeria. It takes 105 days for this hynrid maize seed variety to reach full maturity.

The plant height can grow as high as 200 cm.

Premier Oba Super-4 (yellow)

Premier Oba Super – 4 has a yellow grain colour. It is loved by traders and farmers who roast fresh corn on the road side in Nigeria and also industrial processors who produce custard cream.

The yield potential of this hybrid maize seed is 7 tons per hectare.  It has tolerances and resistances to leaf blight, leaf spot, downy mildew and maize streak virus.

It is adapted to the rain forest areas of Nigeria. It can also do well in the savannah belt of Nigeria.

premier hybrid maize seeds

Premier Oba Super-6 (yellow)

Premier Oba Super – 6 has similar traits with Premier Oba Super – 4 as they both have yellow maize grains colour. They are also attractive to industrial processors of custard and road side sellers fresh corn.

It can tolerate and resist diseases and pests like downy mildew, leaf spot, leaf blight and maize streak virus.

This hybrid maize seed variety tolerates savannah conditions well. It matures in 105 days. The plant height can reach 195 cm.

Premier Oba Super-7 (white)

Premier Oba Super – 7 can grow in the savannah and rain forests belts of Nigeria. It has good tolerances and resistances to a lot of tropical diseases and pests. It has an enhancement of the previous Premier Oba hybrid maize seeds.

It can resist diseases and pests like striga, downy mildew, leaf spot, leaf blight and maize streak virus.

It reaches maturity in 105 days. The plant can reach a height of 160 - 170 cm.

Premier Oba Super-9 (white)

Premier Oba Super – 9 is an enhancement on the hybrid premier oba super – 7.  This hybrid maize seed is one of the most popular of all the hybrid maize seeds of Premier Seeds Nigeria. Its tolerances to a range of tropical pests and diseases are good.

Premier Oba Super – 9 can resist diseases and pests like striga, maize streak virus, downy mildew, rust, leaf blight and leaf spot.

The yield potential is 3.5 tons under striga infestation and higher if there is no striga infestation.

Premier Oba Super-11 (white)

Premier Oba Super – 11 is a hybrid maize seed popular among farmers because of its good tolerances to a lot of pests and diseases. Its yield potential is 5 – 7 tons per hectare.

It can tolerate diseases and pests like striga, maize streak virus, downy mildew, rust, leaf blight and leaf spot.

Premier Oba Super-13 (white)

Premier Oba Super – 13 is the last batch of hybrid maize seeds produced by Premier Seeds Nigeria. It has good resistances to diseases and pests like striga, maize streak virus, downy mildew, rust, leaf blight and leaf spot.

It can grow in the forest and savannah belts of Nigeria.

Its yield potential is 5 – 7 tons per hectare.

Source: Premier Seeds

Best Hybrid Maize Seeds in Nigeria

The question a lot of maize farmers ask in Nigeria is, what is the best hybrid maize seeds in Nigeria?

From different trials we have done, we can confidently say that Pioneer Hybrid Maize Seeds, SeedCo Hybrid Maize Seeds and DeKalb Hybrid Maize Seeds are the best hybrid maize seeds in Nigeria.

Price of Hybrid Maize Seeds in Nigeria

The price of hybrid maize seeds varies according to the brand of the seed, traits of the seeds, country of manufacture, yield potential and other factors.

The price of one hectare kit of Pioneer hybrid maize seeds is currently N35,000.

Where to Buy Hybrid Maize Seeds in Nigeria

Should you wish to buy any hybrid maize seeds in Nigeria, you can buy from Veggie Grow by calling us on 08025141924 or send an email to sales@veggiegrow.ng.

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