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UMUCASS 48 (OBASANJO-2) (TMS13F1343P002)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-20-48

Variety Name: UMUCASS 48 (OBASANJO-2)

Original Name: TMS13F1343P002

Outstanding Characteristics: High starch, dry matter content and high fresh root yield and good for flour. (38.7t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Rainforest and Southern Guinea Savannah

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan/NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Peter Kulakow, Alfred Dixon, Ismail Rabbi, Elizabeth Parkes, Njoku Damian, Chiedozie N. Egesi, Busie Maziya-Dixon, Bela Teekan, Tessy Madu and Ugo Chijioke.

Potential Yield (t/ha): 38.7

Year of Release: 2020

Year of Registration: 2020