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  • The International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics(ICRISAT) has a global mandate for the improvement of chickpea(cicer arientum L.), Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan(L.) Milsp.) groundnut (Arachis Hypogaea L.) Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolour (L.). Moench), and Pearl millet (pennisetum glacum (L.) R.Br.). These crops are grown in about 100 million hectares globally, predominantly under rainfed conditions by resource-poor farmer of Semi-Arid Tropics

publication date

  • 2006