Using pedigree-based genome mapping for QTL identification for seed size, earliness and Ascochyta blight resistance in chickpea

  • Chickpeas
  • University of Saskatchewan

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Bunyamin Tar'an

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Saskatchewan - CDC


To build a set of molecular tools and integrate them with available genetic resources to provide greater precision in the evaluation of breeding populations, thereby facilitating the rapid development of improved chickpea cultivars.


This research identified a number of markers associated with important traits in chickpea, which will be used to assist in the selection process within the Crop Development (CDC) chickpea breeding program.


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Project Status


Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2009 - 2012