Future of seed research is very bright

Bergvinson, D (2016) Future of seed research is very bright. Agriculture Today, 19 (05). pp. 38-40.

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Abstract

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in the drylands of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT and its partners help empower the poor people to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agriculture. Headquartered in Hyderabad, Telangana state, in India, with two regional hubs (Nairobi, Kenya and Bamako, Mali) and country offices in Niger, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Ethiopia, and Mozambique, ICRISAT conducts research on five highly nutritious drough tolerant crops: chickpea, pigeonpea, pearl millet, sorghum and groundnut. In a rendezvous with Agriculture Today, Dr. David Bergvinson - Director General, ICRISAT discussed about India's seed priorities and the direction of research.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: David Bergvinson, Interview, DG, Director General, ICRISAT, Seed systems, India
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Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 13 May 2016 04:23
Last Modified: 26 May 2016 05:13
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/9515
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Acknowledgement: This article is part of a special issue of Agriculture Today magazine on Seeds. The magazine published the interview of Dr. David Bergvinson, Director General of ICRISAT.
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