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NCS- 003 (BD-93-030)

Crop Name: Sugarcane

National Code: NGSO - 01-16

Variety Name: NCS- 003

Original Name: BD-93-030

Outstanding Characteristics: High yielding, heavy tillering, vigorous growth at early stage, early maturity and high tolerant to drought. (90t/ha - Plant crop; 80t/ha - Ratoon crop)

Agroecological Zones: Dry soils of drought prone areas

Origin/Source: NCRI, Badeggi, Nigeria

Developing Institute: NCRI, Badeggi, Nigeria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Dr. S. Abgoire, M.N. Ishaq, Dr. E.H. Kwonndong

Potential Yield (t/ha): 90

Year of Release: 1999

Year of Registration: 2001