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UMUCASS 34 (TMS 01/0040)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-10-34

Variety Name: UMUCASS 34

Original Name: TMS 01/0040

Outstanding Characteristics: Moderate branching that can smother weeds, early maturing, high yielding, suitable for food and industry. (51.7t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Southern and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Dr. A.G.O. Dixon, Dr. Chiedozie N. Egesi, Dr. Emmanuel Okogbenin, Mr. Paul Ilona, Dr. Peter, Kulakow, Dr.F.O. Ogbe & Dr. O. N. Eke-Okoro

Potential Yield (t/ha): 51.7

Year of Release: 2010

Year of Registration: 2010