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chickpea cultivar

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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Wild relatives of chickpea among the genus Cicer have many valuable agronomic traits crucial for improvement of the cultivar... Methods developed for wide crosses with C. pinnatifidum at ICRISAT, India (Mallikarjuna, 1999) were transferred and adapted for crosses between local chickpea cultivars, in Canada and Australia, and C. pinnatifidum... Embryo rescue has good potential as the key to unlocking the treasure chest of distant wild relatives for chickpea improvement...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Natural selection has played a significant role in the selection of drought tolerance in chickpeas since their cultivation... Chickpeas play an important role in the sustainability of cereal-based farming systems by improving soil health by fixing atmospheric nitrogen reducing the use of nitrogenous fertilisers produced using fossil fuels... The main goal of the project was to enhance production and productivity of chickpeas under Mediterranean type environments through genetic and agronomic manipulation...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
At least 60% of Western Australian (WA) cropping paddocks are infested with Root Lesion Nematode (RLN - Pratylenchus spp.)... Nematode levels from plots were measured following sowing and again in mid spring... The method can distinguish oat and lucerne races of Stem Nematode, which has not previously been possible...
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