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FARO 60 (NERICA L-19WAS 122-IDSA-1- WAS-6-1)

Crop Name: Rice

National Code: NGOS-11-60

Variety Name: FARO 60

Original Name: NERICA L-19WAS 122-IDSA-1- WAS-6-1

Outstanding Characteristics: High yielding, long and slender grains and tolerant to iron toxicity. (8t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Forest Transition/Derived Savanna

Origin/Source: Africa Rice

Developing Institute: Africa Rice Centre and NCRI

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Moussa Sie, Alhassan T. Maji, M.N. Ukwungwu, M.E. Abo, Ajayi O., F.E. Nwilene, R. Venuprasad, M.G. Akinwale, O. Oladimeji, O.E. Oyetunji, B.O. Popoola, C.A. Awe & S.A. Adedeji

Potential Yield (t/ha): 8

Year of Release: 2011

Year of Registration: 2011