Project Details

Scientific trials contributing to chickpea improvement

Duration: 01/Oct/2016 - 30/Sep/2017

Locations: Asia,India

Project contact: Dr Pooran M Gaur (P.GAUR@CGIAR.ORG)

Donor: Foundation or Trust,Sir Dorabji Tata Trust (SDTT)-India,Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT)-India

CGIAR Research Program: Grain Legumes

The project is aimed at tapping genetic variability present in the wild species for improvement of chickpea and broadening its genetic base. A large number of progenies generated from interspecific crosses would be evaluated to identify lines with early maturity, heat tolerance and desired agronomic traits.

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