Maize variety komsaya


Problem that technology is supposed to solve :

Food and feed insecurity of people and animals

Technical characteristics of the technology :

-  Cycle: 85 days

- Yield: 8-9 T/ha

- Hybrid yellow variety with a very high yield potential of 8.5-12t/ha allowing to feed 42 adults for 12 months, i.e. about 4 families of 10 people and 8 cattle from one hectare, compared to 18 adults for ordinary varieties.

- The Komsaya variety, which means "no more hunger", is rich in protein (lysine and tryptophan) and Pro-vitamin.

- This variety is suitable for processing for human consumption (couscous, grits, flours...).

- The cobs are suitable for use in roasting maize.

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