WHY PEARL SEEDS LIMITED

Pearl Seeds Ltd is one of the leading suppliers of the Best performing, High quality agricultural seeds in Uganda. It is a locally and legally incorporated private company in Uganda with the main objective to contribute towards poverty eradication and livelihood improvement of the small, medium and commercial farmers by providing constant supply of high quality seeds, timely and at affordable prices.

CONTACT INFO
  • Address: P.O Box 36240 Kampala Uganda
    Plot 22/24 Shri Ganesh Plaza Entebbe Road L4-21
    Plot 830, Kasambya, 7km Gayaza-Zirobwe Road
  • Phone: +256-772-451871
  • Email: pearlseedltd1@gmail.com

Upland Rice (Oryza Sativa)

  • Spacing 25cm x Drilling
  • Seed Rate 50 - 75kg/ha, 20 - 30kg/acre (hand planting)

Nerica 4

Year of release 2002
Maturity Period: 110 - 120 days
Expected Yield: 4.0 - 5.0 ton/ha; 1.6 - 2.0 ton/acre
Altitude: Low and mid altitude
  • Gold grain
  • Excellent milling ability
  • Resistant to rice blast
  • Drought tolerance
  • Non-shattering

Namche 3

Maturity Period: 122 - 128 days
Yield: 1820 kgs/Acre
Seed Rate: 20 - 30 kg/Acre
Spacing: 25 cm X drilling
  • High milling percentage; 72%
  • Higher yield than most varieties
  • Colour of grain husk: Golden grain

Namche 1

Maturity Period: 105 - 110 days
Yield: 1,529 kgs/Acre
Spacing: 25 cm X drilling
Seed Rate: 20 - 30 kg/Acre
  • Drought Tolerant
  • High Milling percentage - 66%
  • Milled grain - very white
  • Panicle: Long and compact
  • Early Maturity

LowLand Varieties


Komboka

Maturity Period: 118 Days
Spacing: 25cm x Drilling
Seed rate: 20 - 30kg/Acre
Yield: 2740kg/acre
  • Tolerant to RYMV, BLB and blast
  • Less sticky when cooked
  • High milling percentage - 68.1%
  • Aromatic
  • Early Maturity

Agoro

Maturity Period: 124 Days
Spacing: 25cm x Drilling
Seed rate: 20 - 30kg/Acre
Yield: 2424kg/acre
  • Tolerant to RYMV, BLB and blast
  • Awning - absent
  • High milling percentage - 65.5%
  • Higher adaptablity to RL stress locations
  • Early Maturity

Okile

Maturity Period: 140 Days
Spacing: 25cm x Drilling
Seed rate: 20 - 30kg/Acre
Yield: 2704kg/acre
  • Less sticky when cooked
  • Higher tolerant to RYMV, Blast and BLB
  • Higher adaptability to irrigated and rain fed lowland stress locations