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FARO 59 (NERICA 8WAB450-1-BL1-136-HB)

Crop Name: Rice

National Code: NGOS-11-59

Variety Name: FARO 59

Original Name: NERICA 8WAB450-1-BL1-136-HB

Outstanding Characteristics: Earliness, golden grain colour, weed competitiveness and tolerance to lodging. (5t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Northern and Southern Guinea Savanna, Sudan Savanna

Origin/Source: Africa Rice

Developing Institute: Africa Rice Centre and NCRI

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Monty P. Jones, Mande Semon, Alhassan T. Maji, M.N. Ukwungwu, E.O.Bright, Ajayi O., F.E. Nwilene, R. Venuprasad, M.G. Akinwale, O. Oladimeji, O.E. Oyetunji, B.O. Popoola, C.A. Awe & S.A. Adedeji

Minimum Yield (t/ha):

Maximum Yield (t/ha):

Year of Release: 2011

Year of Registration: 2011