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UMUCASS 44 (NR 07/0220)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-14-44

Variety Name: UMUCASS 44

Original Name: NR 07/0220

Outstanding Characteristics: High beta carotene content and high yielding. (36t/ha).

Agroecological Zones: Rainforest and Southern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: NRCRI, Umudike

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike/IITA, Ibadan

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

Potential Yield (t/ha): 36

Year of Release: 2014

Year of Registration: 2014