Project Details

Genomics assisted accelerated product development of high yielding pigeonpea hybrids

Duration: 24/Aug/2012 - 23/Aug/2015

Locations: India / Asia

Project contact: Rajeev K Varshney

Donor: Department of Biotechnology (DBT)-Government of India-India

CGIAR Research Program: Grain Legumes

The objectives of this project are to identify a large number of genome wide SNPs from parental lines of A4 CMS-based pigeonpea hybrids; detect marker/haplotype associations for yield and related traits; develop mapping populations segregating for fertility restoration capacity; and identify molecular markers linked to fertility restorer (Rf) gene(s) of the A4 CMS system.

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