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Climate resilient germplasm for chickpea breeding identified

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 10:42

As many as 40 germplasm lines of chickpea with resistance to extreme weather conditions like drought, high temperature and salinity have been identified by a city-based crop research institute.

Decoded chickpea gene could help multiply yield

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 19:37

In a scientific breakthrough that promises improved grain yields, greater drought tolerance and disease resistance, a global research team, including Indian scientists, has completed sequencing of chickpea.