Improvement of Pigeonpea in Eastern and Southern Africa Annual Research Planning Meeting 1994 21-23 Sep 1994 uri icon


  • This publication is a report of the second Annual Research Planning Meeting of the ICRISAT/AfricanDevelopment Bank Pigeonpea Improvement Project. The 35 delegates included scientists and senior researchadministrators from nine countries in the southern and eastern Africa region (Kenya, Lesotho,Malawi, Namibia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia), and from ICRISAT. Progress made incollaborative pigeonpea research was reviewed at the Meeting, and detailed workplans and budgets formulatedfor research and extension work in each country for the 1994/95 crop season. The recommendationsmade at the Meeting stress several aspects, including the need for more rapid technology transfer, betteravailability of seed, regional nurseries for drought and wilt resistance screening, and more training programs,especially on pigeonpea utilization, in order to increase both local consumption and export

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  • 1995