Crop Name: Rice
National Code: NGOS-17-71
Variety Name: FARO 66
Original Name: ART351:12-2-B-5- B
Outstanding Characteristics: Submergence tolerant, high yielding, long and medium slender grains and moderately tolerant to iron toxicity. (6.7t/ha)
Agroecological Zones: Lowland
Origin/Source: Africa Rice
Developing Institute: Africa Rice Centre and NCRI, Badeggi
Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Venuprasad R, Shittu A, Jolayemi L, Sow M, Maji A.T, Bashiru M, Nwilene F.E and Salami O.
Minimum Yield (t/ha): 6.7
Maximum Yield (t/ha): 6.7
Year of Release: 2017
Year of Registration: 2017
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