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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Chickpea itself has no close wild relatives within its species, Cicer arietinum , and earlier attempts to cross chickpea with distant relatives using conventional hybridisation methods were unsuccessful... We conclude that barriers to wide crosses in chickpea using conventional methods occur after fertilisation, leading to abortion of the hybrid seed before maturity... The success of the project in achieving confirmed hybrids of chickpea X C. bijugum in tissue culture, which have never been achieved using conventional methods, has created much interest among chickpea breeders and researchers and we have been encouraged to continue the research...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Knowledge of the on-farm conditions that contribute to the fungal disease eyespot could help grain growers avoid the up to 65 per cent yield losses that can result from the disease in wheat... Conditions that encourage eyespot to develop are: some rainfall each day over a prolonged period; and/or high moisture levels at the base of crop plants, which can result from stubble, humidity or weeds, such as soursob... Another major factor contributing to the disease is the decision to grow wheat because this crop is considered the most susceptible to eyespot...
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