Wild Arachis Genetic Resources at ICRISAT

Rao, V R and Sadasivan, A K (1985) Wild Arachis Genetic Resources at ICRISAT. In: Proceedings of an International Workshop on Cytogenetics of Arachis, 31 Oct - 2 Nov 1983, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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The conservatron olArachls germplasm IS an urgent need ICRlSA T hes bean desrgnatd.s a mwot reposrtofy'ol Arrchls germplem. wrth the obwrrves 01 coll~tronm, arnfenance and evaluatron 01 the genetrc resources. end the documentatron and dtstrrbutron 01 mahrral end tnlormatton Wrld specres 01 Arachls are acqurred through transler from known genelrc resocrrce crnlsrs rn Indra end abroad, and elso by collectmg expedrrrons The accessrons whrch reproduce by seed are multrplred by growrng rn Ihe lreld Currently the pods arestored a1 d°C wrlh 35% relrttve hunitdtry Long-term storage lacrlrtres are berng burlt The rhrzometous accessrons ere merntarrved by growing rooted cuftrngs rn concrete conterners A serres oldescrrpfors surfable lor Iheevalualron 01 wtld specres 01 Arachls rs berng developed, meenwhrle the groundnur descrrptors developed by l8PGR end ICRlSA T are berng used At ICRISA T, wrld specres are screened agarnst drseases andpesfs Those specres wtth resrstancr are berng urrlrzed in the Groundnuf lmprovemenl Program Arach~sg ermplasm 1s avatlabte lrbe 01 charge lo all sctentrsts who wrsh to use rt The current status of wrld Arach~s germplasm and the lufure program are presented

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Groundnut
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 03:38
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2011 03:38
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/4156
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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