Registration of ICMP 451 Parental Line of Pearl Millet uri icon

abstract

  • ICMP 451 (Reg. no. PL-23, P1 572307) is the restorer parentof pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.) single-crossgrain hybrid cultivar ICMH 451. It was developed by theCereals Program of the International Crops Research Institutefor the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, AndhraPradesh, India, and released in May 1986 by the Ministry ofAgriculture, Government of India. ICMP 451 traces to Cycle2 of ICRISAT Late Composite. This composite was constitutedby random-mating 46 diverse lines of African origin thatflowered in >55 d from seeding during the 1973 rainy seasonat ICRISAT Center in India

publication date

  • 1995