LOCAL MAIZE

Family: Zea-mays

1. Crop common name: Local maize
2. Specific name: Zea-mays
3. Variety/s: SOMTUX
4. Variety type: OPV
5. Maturity period: 110-120 days
6. Grain color: White
7. Plant height 2.5m-3.0m
8. Growth habit Erect
9. Yield potential 3-3.5mt/hector
10. Areas successfully cultivated: Well grown in all regions of the Somalia
11. Specific resistances: Resistant to drought, maize stemborer, maize steak virus and Blight. It also good in storage for a long period and has resistant to weevils.