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UMUCASS 41 (CR 36-5)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-12-41

Variety Name: UMUCASS 41

Original Name: CR 36-5

Outstanding Characteristics: High starch yield, high dry matter, erect plant type suitable for intercropping and dense population in plantations and suitable for gari and fufu. (42t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Southern and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Cali, Colombia.

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Martin Fregene, Emmanuel Okogbenin, Chiedozie N. Egesi, Bunmi Olasanmi, Olalekan Akinbo, Peter Kulakow, Okechukwu N. Eke-Okoro, Salome Njoku & Joseph Onyeka

Potential Yield (t/ha): 42

Year of Release: 2012

Year of Registration: 2012