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UMUCASS 38 (IITA TMS 1011371)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-11-38

Variety Name: UMUCASS 38

Original Name: IITA TMS 1011371

Outstanding Characteristics: High beta carotene, suitable for gari and fufu, suitable for high quality cassava flour. (39.3t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Southern and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Alfred G.O. Dixon, Chiedozie N. Egesi, Peter Kulakow, Norbert G. Maroya, Emmanuel Okogbenin, Bunmi Olasanmi, Paul Ilona, Okechukwu N. Eke- Okoro & Salome Njoku

Potential Yield (t/ha): 39.3

Year of Release: 2011

Year of Registration: 2011