Type: CG 7

Attributes


  • Confectionery nuts with medium sized seed.
  • Suitable for all areas of the country.
  • The seed is redish in colour.
  • Late maturing variety (Takes 130 - 150days to mature).
  • Has about 48% oil.
  • Potential yield up to 2.5mt per hector.

Type: Nsinjiro

Attributes


  • Confectionery nut.
  • Suitable for Plateau areas (within the altitude range of  1000-1500 above sea level).
  • Medium to late maturing variety (120 -140 days).
  • The seed is Tan in colour.
  • Has about 45% oil content.
  • Potential yield is up to 2mt per hector.

Type: Chitala

Attributes


  • Confectionery nut.
  • Suitable for low lying areas such as shire valley and other lakeshore areas.
  • An altitude range of 200-500m above sea level is ideal.
  • It is an early maturing Variety (Takes 90 -100 days).
  • The seed is Tan in colour.
  • Has 48% oil content.
  • Potential yield is up to 1.5mt per hector.