chickpea breeding

Genetic variation map to enhance chickpea breeding

An international team of scientists, including researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture, has successfully catalogued the genomic diversity of chickpea – which will lead to breeding new high-yielding and more resilient varieties. Read More

Indian tariffs will hit Australian pulse trade hard

A new 30 per cent tariff on imports of chickpeas and lentils to India will hit Australia’s two most important pulse crops hard in the middle of the harvest season when much of the export trade is getting under way for the year, Pulse Australia says.
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