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FARO 62 (NCRO 49 FAROX501-B-10-2-1-2)

Crop Name: Rice

National Code: NGOS-11-62

Variety Name: FARO 62

Original Name: NCRO 49 FAROX501-B-10-2-1-2

Outstanding Characteristics: High yielding and tolerant to drought. (4t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Forest Transition/Derived Savanna

Origin/Source: NCRI, Badeggi

Developing Institute: NCRI, Badeggi

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Alhassan T. Maji, Andrew Gana, M.N. Ukwungwu, M.E. Abo, C.A. Awe & S.A. Adedeji

Potential Yield (t/ha): 4

Year of Release: 2011

Year of Registration: 2011