ICRISAT-Private Sector Partnership in Hybrid Parents Research. An ICRISAT Success Story uri icon


  • Recent years have witnessed remarkable growthin private sector investment in crop improvement,research and development, especially in cropsthat provide hybrid cultivar options. The sorghumand pearl millet hybrid seed industry has a wellestablishedbase in India and has derivedimmense economic benefits from hybrid parentsresearch at ICRISAT. Pigeonpea hybrids are alsonow becoming a commercially viable proposition

publication date

  • 2005