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UMUCASS 45 (IITA TMS I 07/0593)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-14-45

Variety Name: UMUCASS 45

Original Name: IITA TMS I 07/0593

Outstanding Characteristics: High carotene content and high yielding. (34t/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, Elizabeth Parkes, Chiedozie N. Egesi, Bunmi Olasanmi, Paul Ilona, Okechukwu N. Eke-Okoro, Salome Njoku & Joseph Onyeka

Potential Yield (t/ha): 34

Year of Release: 2014

Year of Registration: 2014