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Crop Name: Cassava

National Code: NGME-20-51

Variety Name: UMUCASS 51 (POUNDABLE)

Original Name: TMEB693

Outstanding Characteristics: Poundable, mealy, low cyanogenic potential and high dry matter. (26t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Rainforest and Southern Guinea Savannah

Origin/Source: IITA, Ibadan

Developing Institute: IITA, Ibadan/NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: Afred Dixon, Chiedozie N. Egesi, Peter Kulakow, Damian Njoku, Ismail Rabbi, Elizabeth Parkes, Charles Amadi, Mercy Diebiru-Ojo, Maria Okoro, Joseph Onyeka and Busie Maziya- Dixon

Potential Yield (t/ha): 26

Year of Release: 2020

Year of Registration: 2020