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UMUCASS 49 (HOPE) (NR130124)

Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-20-49

Variety Name: UMUCASS 49 (HOPE)

Original Name: NR130124

Outstanding Characteristics: High fresh root yield. Excellent gari and fufu quantity and quality. (40.1t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Rainforest and Southern Guinea Savannah

Origin/Source: NRCRI, Umudike

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike/IITA, Ibadan

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Chiedozie N. Egesi, Damian Njoku, L. Jiwuba, Peter Kulakow, Ismail Rabbi, Elizabeth Parkes, Joseph Onyeka, Tessy Madu, Ugo Chijioke and Bela Teeken.

Potential Yield (t/ha): 40.1

Year of Release: 2020

Year of Registration: 2020