BREEDER AND FOUNDATION SEEDS

Seed Multiplication

WAAPP in 2012 supported IAR, IAR&T, NCRI and NRCRI to produce breeder and foundation seeds. The Institutes
produced the following varieties and quantities of seeds.

 

2012 seed production by the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria

 

 

SNo

CROP

VARIETY

BREEDER SEED (kg)

FOUNDATION SEED (kg)

1

Maize

Sammaz 14

-

5524

2

Maize

Sammaz 24

130

1580

3

Maize

Sammaz 31

1,600

1140

4

Maize

Sammaz 37

630

680

5

Maize

Sammaz 29

-

530

6

Maize

Sammaz 19

-

180

7

Maize

Sammaz 20

-

180

8

Maize

Sammaz 32

100

160

9

Maize

Sammaz 11

100

220

10

Maize

Sammaz 18

-

500

11

Maize

Sammaz 36

255

300

12

Maize

Sammaz 17

-

160

13

Maize

Sammaz 13

50

20

14

Maize

Sammaz 28

-

83

15

Maize

Sammaz 26

-

220

16

Maize

Sammaz 16

-

80

17

Maize

Sammaz 15

-

420

18

Maize

Sammaz 33

-

260

19

Maize

Sammaz 35

200

40

 

 

Total

4,565

12,277

20

Sorghum

SAMSORG 17

1000

-

21

Sorghum

CSR 01

300

-

22

Sorghum

CSR 02

100

-

23

Sorghum

SAMSORG 14

100

-

 

 

Total

1,500

-

 

 

G.Total

4,565

12,277

2012 seed production by the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan

 

SNo

CROP

VARIETY

BREEDER SEED (kg)

FOUNDATION SEED (kg)

1

Maize

ART/98/SW6-OB

0.4

2.0

2

Maize

BR 99 – DMR SR-W

0.2

2.5

3

Maize

TZBR – Eid3

0.4

1.5

4

Maize

BR 9928 – DMR – SR-Y

0.2

-

5

Maize

ART/98/SWI

-

5.0

6

Maize

DMR – ESR-Y

-

6.0

7

Maize

TZPB- SR-W

-

1.5

8

Maize

DMR – LSR –Y

-

3.5

9

Maize

 

 

 

 

Total

1.2MT

22.0MT

2012 seed production by the National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi

SNo

CROP

VARIETY

BREEDER SEED (MT)

FOUNDATION SEED (MT)

1

Rice

FARO 44

2.75

1.6

2

Rice

FARO 52

2.4

4.9

3

Rice

FARO 57

1.2

2.15

4

Rice

FARO 60

-

4.6

5

Rice

FARO 61

-

5.2

 

Total

6.35MT

8.65MT

 In 2013 WAAPP funded the four research institutes, in addition to the seven universities and the cassava innovation platform for the production of breeder and foundation seeds.

The following quantities of seeds are being expected: Maize breeder seeds -22mt, maize foundation seeds- 84mt; sorghum breeder seeds- 34mt, sorghum foundation seeds-foundation seeds- 16mt; Rice breeder seeds 17mt and rice foundation seeds 113.75mt. WAAPP Nigeria is also collaborating with private seed companies to produce 436mt of certified rice seeds, 432.5mt of certified maize seeds as well as 135mt of certified sorghum seeds. Similarly, 12400 bundles of cassava and some quantity of yam seeds are also being produced.

2013 seed production target by the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan

S/no

Variety

Quantity (MT)

Maize Breeder Seeds

1

BR 9928

1.5

2

BR 9943

1.0

3

TZBREld3

0.5

4

ART 98-SW-OB

1.0

5

ART 98-SW1

2.0

Sub-Total

6.0MT

Maize Foundation Seeds

1

BR-9928-DMR

2.5

2

ART/98/SW6-OB

10.0

3

BR-9943-DMR

5.0

4

DMR-ESR-Y

8.0

5

SUWAN-SR-W

4.0

6

TZPB-SR-W

3.0

7

TZE-Comp 5

2.5

Sub-Total

35.00MT

2013 seed production target by the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria 

S/no

Variety

Quantity (MT)

Maize Breeder Seeds

1

Sammaz 33

15

2

Sammaz 16

12.5

3

Sammaz 31

20

4

Sammaz 32

10

5

Sammaz 28

7.5

6

Sammaz 37

15

7

Sammaz 29

7.5

8

Sammaz 34

7.5

9

Sammaz 27

3.75

10

Sammaz 26

15

Sub-Total

113.75 MT

Maize Foundation Seeds

1

Sammaz 18

10

2

Sammaz 20

11

3

Sammaz 16

7.5

4

Sammaz 15

7.5

5

Sammaz 17

8.75

6

Sammaz 34

5

Sub-Total

49.75 MT

Sorghum Breeder Seeds

1

Samsorg 17

6

2

Samsorg 17

4

3

Samsorg 14

6

4

CSR 01

3

5

CSR 01

3

6

CSR 02

6

7

CSR 02

3

8

Samsorg 44

3

Sub-Total

34 MT

Sorghum Foundation Seeds

 

1

CSR 01

4

2

CSR 02

4

3

Samsorg 17

4

4

Samsorg 14

4

Sub-Total

16 MT

2013 seed production target by the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Badeggi

S/no

Variety

Quantity (Bundles)

Cassava Stem

1

TME 419

-

2

TMS 98/0505

-

3

TMS 98/0581

-

4

TMS 98/0510

-

5

TMS 97/2202

-

6

TMS 96/1642

-

7

TMS 96/1632

-

8

TMS 30572

-

9

NR 8082

-

10

NR 8033

-

11

TMS 2101

-

Sub-Total

8,400

2013 CASSAVA MULTIPLICATION BY AIP

S/N

Commodity

State

Farm Size(hectare)

Cassava type /Specie

Number of farmers

1

Cassava

ABIA

7.65

TMS 419

4570

2

TMS 0505

1

TMS 01/1368

1.7

TMS 0581

4

TMS419/pro-Vitamin cassava multiplication

4

TMS 01/1368

4

TMS 419/TMS 0505

Subtotal

24.35

 

4,570

2

Cassava

IMO

3.7       

TMS 419, TMS 0505

87

0.74

TMS 419

37

Subtotal

4.44

 

124

3

Cassava

EBONYI

1.2

TMS 419

34

1.4

TMS 0505/TMS 419

51

Subtotal

2.6

 

85

4

Cassava

AKWA-IBOM

1.5

1

1.2

TMS 0505/419

TMS 419

TMS 0581

44

32

66

Subtotal

3.7

 

142

5

Cassava

DELTA

1.5

1.1

TMS 419

TMS 0505

56

49

Subtotal

2.6

 

105

6

Cassava

ANAMBRA

1.75

1.2

TMS 419

TMS 0505

62

37

Subtotal

2.95

 

99

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Cassava

CROSS RIVER

1.5

1

TMS 419/TMS0505

TMS 419

47

58

Subtotal

2.5

 

105

8

Cassava

RIVERS

1.7

0.75

TMS 419

TMS 0505

69

44

Subtotal

2.45

 

113

9

Cassava

BENUE

0.75

TMS 419

27

Subtotal

0.75

 

27

 

TOTAL

9  STATES

46.34

 

5,370

2013 SEED YAM MULTIPLICATION BY AIP

S/N

Commodity

State

Farm Size(hectare)

Yam type /Specie

Number of farmers

1

YAM

ABIA

2.0

D. rotundataPoir (white guinea yam), D. cayenensis Lam (yellow yam), D. alata L. (water yam) , D. dumetorum

 

2.2

D. rotundataPoir (white guinea yam), D. cayenensis Lam (yellow yam), D. alata L. (water yam) , D. dumetorum

1.5

D. rotundataPoir (white guinea yam), D. cayenensis Lam (yellow yam), D. alata L. (water yam) , D. dumetorum

Subtotal

1 STATE

5.7

 

 

 

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