Monsanto introduces new maize seed DK 777-Ngale 

Monsanto Malawi, an integrated agriculture solutions provider, has introduced a new maize seed variety ideal for  medium maturity with a strong stem and tolerance to diseases.

Monsanto new maize seed

Speaking during a tour of lead farmers in Thyolo District on Friday, Monsanto Marketing Lead for Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe,Choolwe Mweene, said the new variety DK 777-Ngale is of medium maturity with a strong stem and tolerance to diseases, leading to high yields of up to 80-85 bags weighing 50 kilogrammes per hectare.

The agricultural biotechnology corporation said they were impressed with the crop stand.

“We have observed that our new variety is performing well in all demonstration fields across the country,” he said.

One of the lead farmers, Patricia Chiotcha, from Nsasete Village said she  is expecting a bumper harvest at the end of the season.

“There is a significant difference in the performance of this seed variety as compared to other brands. I am expecting to get more than nine 50 kilogramme bags. I have observed that DeKalb seeds are resilient to dry spells,” she  said.

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4 years ago

Malawi do not head in the path of modified seeds. Stick to your organic produce. Most people in the Western nations have changed their ways and are buying organic foods due rampant forms of diseases like cancer and others. They will tell you that scientifc studies have not confirmed the link between gmo seeds and any diseases. However, that does not mean there is not connection. Its just the the limitations of the research and researchers today. Please, do not take this path. Monsato is increasingly becoming an enemy of the people in the West.

Reason Flazer
Reason Flazer
4 years ago

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john telford
john telford
4 years ago
Reply to  Reason Flazer

Monsanto products are toxic and unresearched , they poison people and animals slowly slowly , here in UK and EU they are treated like criminals , nobody trusts there words, in recent study , dead bees were littering the fields after supping nectar from anywhere near their products , Monsanto have moved in a big way into Africa where controls are much less rigid than more advanced countries who test their poisonous rubbish and refuse them permission to sell or even test growth it

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