Project Details

Combining new phenotyping approaches and next generation sequencing to accelerate breeding in pearl millet, an orphan cereal from arid regions - (NEWPEARL - CERES)

Duration: 12/May/2014 - 11/May/2017

Locations: West and Central Africa

Donor: Academic institute eg university or college

CGIAR Research Program: Dryland Cereals

The objective of the project is to increase the nutritional value of pearl millet in order to make it more attractive, through the exploitation of the genetic variability in a pearl millet TILLING population and in a collection of pearl millet inbred lines.

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