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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

The characteristics of the ten maize varieties tested.

S/N Genotype Year of release Grain colour Endosperm
type
Maturity
rating
Breeding emphasis
1. TZSR-W-1 1979 White Flint Late Tropically adapted and streak virus resistance
2. DMR-LSR-W 1980 White Dent Late Downy mildew, low-N and streak virus resistance/tolerance
3. DMR-LSR-Y 1980 Yellow Dent Late Downy mildew, low-N and streak virus resistance/tolerance
4. TZSR-Y-1 1979 Yellow Flint Late Tropically adapted and streak virus resistance
5. ACR99TZLCOMP4DMRSR 1999 White Dent/Flint Late Tropical adapted, low-N and downy mildew tolerance
6. BR9922DMRSR 2008 White Flint Late Borers, downy mildew and streak virus resistance
7. BR9928DMRSR 2008 Yellow Flint Late Borers, downy mildew and streak virus resistance
8. BR9943DMRSR 2008 White Flint Late Borers, downy mildew and streak resistance
9. AMATZBR-WC2B 2008 White Flint Late Tropically adapted and borers resistance
10. TZBRELD.4C0W 2000 White Flint Late Tropically adapted and borer resistance
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