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FARO-55 (NERICA 1 WAB450-1-P38-HB)

Crop Name: Rice

National Code: NGOS-03-55

Variety Name: FARO-55

Original Name: NERICA 1 WAB450-1-P38-HB

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturity, weed competitiveness, tolerance to disease, high grain yield and good cooking quality, resistance to lodging.

Agroecological Zones: Northern and Southern Guinea Savanna, Sudan Savanna

Origin/Source: WARDA, Bouake

Developing Institute: NCRI, Badeggi

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: M.P. Jones/NCRI Rice Programme

Potential Yield (t/ha):

Year of Release: 2003

Year of Registration: 2003