Pearl millet improvement at ICRISAT - an update uri icon

abstract

  • This paper covers the areas of: (1) production constraints (plant architecture, plant pathogens, drought and stand establishment); (2) genetic resources (status and diversity); (3) genetic improvement (selection in landraces, hybridization and pedigree breeding, recurrent selection, backcross breeding, mutation breeding, cytoplasmic diversification and biotechnology); (4) cultivar development (open-pollinated cultivars, hybrids); and (5) collaboration with national agricultural research systems and networks

publication date

  • 1994