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NCS - 005 (BD.94-017)

Crop Name: Sugarcane

National Code: NGSO - 01-17

Variety Name: NCS - 005

Original Name: BD.94-017

Outstanding Characteristics: Medium yielder, heavy tillering, forms canopy early and early maturity. (109t/ha - Plant crop; 90t/ha - Ratoon crop)

Agroecological Zones: Fertile heavy soils of Fadama

Origin/Source: NCRI, Badeggi, Nigeria

Developing Institute: NCRI, Badeggi, Nigeria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Dr.S. Agboire, M.N. Ishaq, Dr. L. Busari

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 90

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 109

Year of Release: 1999

Year of Registration: 2001