Bima-12Q Hybrid Maize Variety

Bima 12Q Hybrid Maize is super early yielding, 90-95 harvest age. High potential yielding up to 9-10 t/ha, contains high protein suitable to increase the community's health especially toddlers and anticipate the malnutrition (kwashiorkor) disease. Contain lecithin amino acid and tryptophan which are higher than the common maize. This maize can be planted at the height up to 800 m above sea level. 

The existence of Bima 12Q Hybrid Maize is an alternative to solve community's lack of nutrition and malnutrition (kwashiorkor) at poor regions. Prospective to be developed at East Region of Indonesia and can be processed into corn milk.