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Crop Name: Sorghum

National Code: NGSB-18-53

Variety Name: SAMSORG 48

Original Name: KAURA BORNU

Outstanding Characteristics: High grain yield. (4.7t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Sudan and Northern Guinea Savanna

Origin/Source: Landrace

Developing Institute: IAR, Samaru, Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: M.Y. Yeye, I.I. Angarawai, D.A. Aba, D.A. Halilu, H. Tapsoba and I. Tush

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 4.7

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 4.7

Year of Release: 2018

Year of Registration: 2018