Dual purpose millet varieties - Souna Saloum, Souna Sine and Souna Baol


Problem that technology is supposed to solve :

Food and nutrition insecurity

Technical characteristics of the technology :

Yield potential of 2.5 t ha-1 ; Stay Green character ; Medium to short cycle - 105 days for Souna Saloum, 92 days for Souna Sine and 87 days for Souna du Baol.

Economic characteristics of the technology

- Acquisition cost :

The same as the existing millet varieties.

- Economic profitability :

- Comparative advantage :

Early to medium early varieties; 100% increase in grain yield and 20-50% increase in forage yield compared to the popular variety Souna 3; better forage quality than Souna 3.

Limits of the technology :


Technical sheet