A reverse introgression and genomics strategy to develop and characterize chickpea germplasm for yield and climate-resilience traits

  • Chickpeas
  • University of Saskatchewan

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Bunyamin Tar'an

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Saskatchewan - CDC

Objective

To substantially leverage the resources and expertise of the world's major chickpea improvement programs including the CGIAR's pulse program at ICRISAT (Hyderabad, India) and its mandate country (Ethiopia) and the National Programs in Turkey, Australia and Canada.

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Genetics

SPG Contribution

$197,183.60

Project Status

Active

Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2014 - 2018

Co-funders

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture - Agriculture Development Fund, Western Grains Research Foundation

Total Project Cost

$557,259.60