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NCS-009 (DTS-51)

Crop Name: Sugarcane

National Code: NGSO - 17-21

Variety Name: NCS-009

Original Name: DTS-51

Outstanding Characteristics: High cane and sugar yield, tolerant to smut. (188.1t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Grows in well drained light and heavy of Sudan and Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: NCRI, Badeggi

Developing Institute: NCRI, Badeggi and NSDC

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: M.N. Ishaq, G. Olaoye, A.C. Wada, M.Kawuyo, I.S. Usman, A. Ajayi, M. Hamza, M. Odaodu and J. Inuwa Shehu

Potential Yield (t/ha): 188.1

Year of Release: 2017

Year of Registration: 2017