Genotyping pigeonpea composite collection using SSR markers

Upadhyaya, H D (2005) Genotyping pigeonpea composite collection using SSR markers. In: Generation Challenge Program meeting, 29 September-1 October 2005, Rome, Italy.

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Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh) is the sixth most important food legume grown as a field and/or backyard crop in over 82 countries across the globe. However, as a regular annual crop it is grown only in 19 countries on 4.4 million ha producing 3 million t of grains. • About 92% of the area is in developing countries.India (3.2 million ha), Myanmar (0.48 million ha), Kenya (0.15 million ha) and Malawi (0.12 million ha) are the major pigeonpea growing countries. • Primarily grown as dry seeds, and green vegetable. • Pigeonpea is a good source of vegetarian protein, soil enricher, fodder, fuel wood, and is also good for arresting soil erosion............

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Others > Genetics and Genomics
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2011 03:32
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2012 11:04
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