Soybeans Varieties in Nigeria - Veggie Grow

Soybeans Varieties in Nigeria

The soybeans varieties popularly grown in Nigeria are the open pollinated soybeans varieties. There are also hybrid soybeans varieties in Nigeria; however, the adoption is slow due to ignorance and the price of the seeds.

The hybrid soybeans varieties are high yielding. They also resist pests and diseases like rust and nematodes. Some of the open pollinated soybeans varieties in Nigeria are also well suited for Nigeria and other tropical areas.

The popular soybeans varieties or seeds grown in Nigeria are TGX 1989-19F, TGX 1987-62F, TGX 1904-6F, TGX 1987-62F and TGX 1987-10F etc.

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Soybeans Varieties in Nigeria

The following are some of the soyabeans varieties in Nigeria:

SC-SL01 (S1079/6/7)

This variety is popularly grown in the savannah area of Nigeria. This variety is high yielding and produces large pods and seeds with high pod clearance.

The typical yield of this variety is 3 tons.

NCRISOY 2 (TGX 1989-19F)

NCRISOY 2 can be grown in the northern part of Nigeria. It is resistant to rust and leaf spot.

It typical yield is 3 tons per hectare.

NCRISOY 1 (TGX 1988-5F)

NCRISOY1 is early maturing. Farmers in the northern part of Nigeria prefer this variety. It has a high nodulation rate and resistant to rust diseases.

It can yield up to 2.5 tons per hectare.

TGX 1951-3F (TGX 1951-3F)

This is a non-shattering soybeans variety. It also does well in the Savannah areas of Nigeria. TGX 1951 is resistant to rust diseases, leaf spot disease and bacterial pustule.

TGX 1951 can yield up to 2.5 tons per hectare.

TGX 1987-62F

TGX 1987 is early maturing. The variety also has a high nodulation rate. It also does well in the Savannah areas of Nigeria. It is resistant to leaf spot disease, bacterial pustule and rust diseases.

The typical yield is 2.1 tons per hectare.

TGX 1987-10F

This variety has an early maturity attribute. It also has a high nodulation rate. It is mostly grown in the northern part of Nigeria. TGX 1987-10F is resistant to rust diseases, leaf spot disease and bacterial pustule.

It can yield up to 1.5 - 2 tons per hectare.

TGX 1904-6F

TGX 1904-6F is early maturing and also has a high nodulation rate. This variety is popular in the Savannah belt of Nigeria. It is resistant to rust diseases, leaf spot disease and lodging.

The typical yield of TGX 1904-6F is 1.5 - 2 tons per hectare.

TGX 1835-10E (TGX 1835-10E)

This is an early maturing soyabeans variety. It is mostly grown in the Savannah area of Nigeria. It has a high nodulation rate and tolerant to rust disease, leaf spot and bacterial pustule.

The typical yield of tis variety is 1.5 - 2 tons per hectare.

TGX-1448-2E (TGX-1448-2E)

TGX 1448-2E is early maturing. This variety has a high nodulation rate and resistant to rust disease and frog eye leaf spot.

The typical yield of tis variety is 1.5 - 2 tons per hectare.

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