Study reveals the future is bright for chickpea

By Bob Freebairn
April 15 2019 - 5:00am
Considerable progress is occurring in breeding greater disease resistance into chickpea varieties, combined with yield gains and improved quality.
Considerable progress is occurring in breeding greater disease resistance into chickpea varieties, combined with yield gains and improved quality.

Papers presented by researchers at the recent round of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) crop updates, reported considerable progress in chickpea breeding for improved cold tolerance, disease resistance and yield of future varieties.

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