A Review of Ascochyta Blight of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

Nene, Y L (1981) A Review of Ascochyta Blight of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). In: Workshop on Ascochyta Blight and Winter Sowing of Chickpeas, 4-7 May 1981, Aleppo, Syria.

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Chickpea (Cicer aricrinum L.) is an important grain legume crop of dryland agriculture in Asia, Africa and Central and South America. Thc total cultivated area of chickpea in the world is about 10.4 million hectares and annual production is about 6.8 million tonnes (FA0 1978). The average yields per hectare are estimated to be around 700 kg. Chickpea is known by other names such as Bengal gram, gram, Egyptian pea, Spanish pea, Chestnut bean (all English), pois chiche (French), chana (Hindi), homos (Arabic), grao-de-bico (Portuguese), garbanzo or garavance (Spanish), ctc.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Chickpea
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2011 04:55
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2014 04:52
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/4026
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