Okavango Flint (PBR)
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OKAVANGO FLINT, a medium season yellow cultivar, is popular as a poultry and livestock feed, as well as for commercial production. It is moderately tolerant to Diplodia with large kernels that are dent to flint.
It is a Medium maturity yellow Synthetic Open Pollinated Variety (SOPV) with good standability. It has excellent tolerance to Grey leaf spot (GLS), a good tolerance to Leaf blight and Rust, as well as a moderate resistance to Maize streak virus. It is well synchronized for silk emergence and pollen shedding, resulting in a very stable and consistent yield performance.