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UMUCASS 39 (NR 03/0211)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-11-39

Variety Name: UMUCASS 39

Original Name: NR 03/0211

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturing, high yielding, high starch yield, suitable for high quality cassava flour. (42.5t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Southern and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: NRCRI, Umudike

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Chiedozie N. Egesi, Emmanuel Okogbenin, Bunmi Olasanmi, Peter Kulakow, Okechukwu N. Eke-Okoro Salome Njoku & JosephOnyeka

Potential Yield (t/ha): 42.5

Year of Release: 2011

Year of Registration: 2011