Improved varieties of sesame – Niangballo et Boureima


Problem that technology is supposed to solve :

Food and nutritional insecurity; Post-harvest losses due to pod dehiscence at maturity.

Technical characteristics of the technology :

Iron content of 15% for Niangballo; Strong branching of Boureima; Short cycle of 90 days for Niangballo and Boureima; White seeds for Niangballo and Boureima.

Economic characteristics of the technology

- Acquisition cost :

The same as the existing sesame varieties.

- Economic profitability :

- Comparative advantage :

High yielding varieties and indehiscent at maturity.

Limits of the technology :


Technical sheet