GoSeed Rice

IITA GoSeed maintains the varietal identity and purity to produce breeder and foundation rice seed of optimal physical, physiological, and sanitary quality. Our network of clients and partners are private seed companies who produces both foundation and certified rice seed.

Improved Rice Varieties Offered by IITA GoSeed

FARO 44 a.k.a SIPI

Ranking:  1

Nerica Name: No name

Ecology:Irrigated lowland

Days to maturity: 95 – 100

Grain type: Long and slender

Plant height (cm): 95 – 100

Yield potential (tons): 8

Characteristics:  Tolerant to iron toxicity

FARO 52 a.k.a WITA 4

Ranking:  2

Nerica Name: No name

Ecology: Rainfed lowland

Days to maturity: 120 – 130

Grain type: Long and slender

Plant height (cm): 115 – 120

Yield potential (tons): 7

Characteristics:  Tolerant to iron toxicity

FARO 61 a.k.a NERICA L-34

Ranking:  3

Nerica Name: NERICA L-34

Ecology: Irrigated lowland

Days to maturity: 95 – 100

Grain type: Long and slender

Plant height (cm): 95 – 100

Yield potential (tons): 8

Characteristics: Earliness and good cooking quality

FARO 60 a.k.a NERICA L-19

Ranking:  4

Nerica Name: NERICA L-19

Ecology: Rainfed lowland

Days to maturity: 120 – 130

Grain type: Long grain

Plant height (cm): 115 – 120

Yield potential (tons): 7

Characteristics:  Tolerant to iron toxicity

FARO 57 a.k.a TOX 4004

Ranking:  5

Nerica Name: No name

Ecology: Rainfed lowland

Days to maturity: 95 – 100

Grain type: Medium

Plant height (cm): 95 – 100

Yield potential (tons): 7

Characteristics: Good cooking quality

FARO 59 a.k.a NERICA 8

Ranking:  6

Nerica Name: NERICA 8

Ecology: Rainfed lowland

Days to maturity: 95 – 100

Grain type: Medium and Bold

Plant height (cm): 95 – 100

Yield potential (tons): 2 – 5

Characteristics: Weed competitiveness, and moderately resistance  to lodging

FARO 66

Ranking:  8

Nerica Name: No name

Ecology: Rainfed lowland

Days to maturity:125 – 130

Grain type: Long and slender

Plant height (cm): 115-120

Yield potential (tons): 6.7

Characteristics: Submergence tolerance, high yield, moderately tolerant to iron toxicity

FARO 67

Ranking:  9

Nerica Name: No name

Ecology: Rainfed lowland

Days to maturity: 120 – 130

Grain type: Long and slender

Plant height (cm): 130 – 140

Yield potential (tons): 6.7

Characteristics: Submergence tolerant, high grain yield, tolerant to iron toxicity

Aerial view of IITA GoSeed rice breeder seed production fields