The development and exploitation of novel genetic markers in the improvement of chickpea and pigeonpea uri icon


  • The chickpea and pigeonpea breeding projects in ICRISAT are aimed at alleviating the constraints to the production of the crops in many regions of Asia and Africa. Productionconstraints for chickpea include: Fusarium wilt, root rot caused by Rhizoctonia spp., Botrytis mould, Ascochyta blight, viruses, Helicoverpa insect, low night temperatures, and drought

publication date

  • 1996