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Crop Name: Sorghum

National Code: NGSB-16-50

Variety Name: SAMSORG 45

Original Name: 12KNICSV-188

Outstanding Characteristics: Early maturity and high grain iron (Fe) (128.99ppm/1g) content. (4.2t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Sudan and Sahel Savanna ecologies

Origin/Source: ICRISAT, Mali

Developing Institute: ICRISAT, Kano

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Angarawai I.I., Hakeem, A. Ajeigbe, Eva R. Weltzien, F. Rattunde, D. A. Aba and D. A. Halilu

Potential Yield (t/ha): 4.2

Year of Release: 2016

Year of Registration: 2016