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UMUCASS 42 (IITA TMS I 982132)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-12-42

Variety Name: UMUCASS 42

Original Name: IITA TMS I 982132

Outstanding Characteristics: High root yield, high dry matter and moderate carotene content. (49.5t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Rainforest and Southern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan, NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Peter Kulakow, Alfred Dixon, Chiedozie N. Egesi, Emmanuel Okogbenin, Bunmi Olasanmi, Paul Ilona, Elizabeth Parkes, Okechukwu N. Eke- Okoro, Salome Njoku and Joseph Onyeka

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 49.5

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 49.5

Year of Release: 2012

Year of Registration: 2012