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UMUCASS 40 (NR 03/0155)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-11-40

Variety Name: UMUCASS 40

Original Name: NR 03/0155

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturing, high yielding, suitable for gari and fufu, tolerance to drought. (53.7t/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 & Joseph Onyeka

Potential Yield (t/ha): 53.7

Year of Release: 2011

Year of Registration: 2011