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UPIA 2 (IWA 2)

Crop Name: Rice

National Code: NGOS-13-66

Variety Name: UPIA 2

Original Name: IWA 2

Outstanding Characteristics: High yield, long slender grains, tolerant to iron toxicity and African rice gall midge. (8.0t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Forest Transition/Derived Savanna

Origin/Source: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

Developing Institute: University of Port Harcourt, IRRI, AGRA

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Andrew A. Efisue, Glenn Gregorio, Olugbenga Akinwale, A.T. Maji, Francis Nwilene & C.A. Awe

Potential Yield (t/ha): 8

Year of Release: 2013

Year of Registration: 2013