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Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-20-50

Variety Name: UMUCASS 50 (BABA-70)

Original Name: IITA-TMS-IBA0007

Outstanding Characteristics: High fresh root yield. Excellent gari and fufu quality. (37.5t/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): 35.5

Year of Release: 2020

Year of Registration: 2020