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FARO 67 (ART350:10-2-1-B)

Crop Name: Rice

National Code: NGOS-17-72

Variety Name: FARO 67

Original Name: ART350:10-2-1-B

Outstanding Characteristics: Submergence tolerant, high yielding, long and 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.

Potential Yield (t/ha): 6.7

Year of Release: 2017

Year of Registration: 2017