List of Released Technologies

Summary Information
Table 1: Agricultural Technologies Released by the ATCC in end-July 2018

No.   Variety/technology Description Type of crop Date of release  Institution
1.  HMR09-27 Moderate tolerant to root knot nematode (4.0) and granville wilt moderately resistant flue cured tobacco f1 hybrids  

Tobacco July 2018 ARET
2.   HMR09-29 Tolerant to root knot nematode and granville wilt moderately resistant flue cured tobacco f1 hybrids
 
Tobacco  July 2018 ARET
3.   Aryna as an insecticide
for use in tobacco

insecticide for use in tobacco Tobacco  July 2018 ARET
4. SC303 (10C4234) It is a three-way cross, utra-early maturing, white maize hybrid responding to climate change issues. It is drought tolerant variety recommended for low rainfall areas. It has a plant height of 2 m, ear height of 0.9m, flowers in 48 days and matures in 112 days. It has a semi-flint grain texture of 3.2. It yields 5 t/ha in heat stressed conditions and potential of 10 t/ha in mid-altitude areas. SC303 is tolerant heat stress and high levels of tolerance to Maize streak virus (MSV), Phaeospharia Leaf Spot (PLS) and Grey Leaf Spot (GLS) Maize  July 2018 SeedCo/DARS
5. SC419 (10C2738) It is a commercial three-way cross, medium maturing white maize hybrid. It is drought tolerant variety recommended for all maize growing areas from low to medium potential and as a late planted early maturing hybrid in high potential areas. It has a plant height of 1.75 m, flowers in 62 days and matures in 112days. It has an excellent grain texture of 2.5. It has a yields potential of 11.8 t/ha in mid-altitude areas. It has high levels of tolerance to Helminthosporium turcicum (HT) but moderate levels of tolerance to maize streak virus (MSV) and grey leaf spot (GLS) Maize  July 2018 SeedCo/DARS
6. SC529 (xxxx) It is a commercial three-way cross, medim-late maturing white maize hybrid. It is drought tolerant variety recommended for all maize growing areas from low to medium potential and as a late planted early maturing hybrid in high potential areas. It has a plant height of 2.5 m, flowers in 80 days and matures in 130-135 days. It has an excellent grain texture of 2.5. It has a yields potential of 13 t/ha in mid-altitude areas. It has moderate levels of tolerance to Helminthosporium turcicum (HT) but moderate levels of tolerance to maize streak virus (MSV) and grey leaf spot (GLS) Maize July 2018 SeedCo/DARS
7. SC649 (11C86) It is a commercial three-way cross, late maturing white maize hybrid. It is drought tolerant variety recommended for all maize growing areas from low to medium potential and as a late planted early maturing hybrid in high potential areas. It has a plant height of 2.3 m, flowers in 95 days and matures in 142 days. It has an excellent grain texture of 2.5. It has a yields potential of 13t/ha in mid-altitude areas. It has high levels of tolerance to Helminthosporium turcicum (HT) but moderate levels of tolerance to maize streak virus (MSV) and grey leaf spot (GLS) Maize July 2018 SeedCo/DARS
8. SC653 (11C4443) It is a commercial three-way cross, late maturing white maize hybrid. It is drought tolerant variety recommended for all maize growing areas from low to medium potential and as a late planted early maturing hybrid in high potential areas. It has a plant height of 2.35 m, flowers in 90 days and matures in 140 days. It has an excellent grain texture of 2.5. It has a yields potential of 12.2 t/ha in mid-altitude areas. It has high levels of tolerance to Helminthosporium turcicum (HT) but moderate levels of tolerance to maize streak virus (MSV) and grey leaf spot (GLS) Maize  July 2018 SeedCo/DARS

Read more>>>

Connect with Us

  • Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters,
  • P.O. Box 30134, Lilongwe 3
  • Phone: +265 (0) 1 788 738
  • Fax: +265 (0) 1 788 908
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Physical Location: Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters Building, Capital Hill, Lilongwe.