An Overview Of Chickpea Research: From Discovery ToDelivery uri icon

abstract

  • Rapid changes in climate coupled with population explosionand limited arable land are the greatest challenges beforethe humanity in attaining future food and nutritional securityacross the globe. In this context, being rich in grain protein,food legumes play an important role in reducing hunger andmalnutrition especially in developing countries along withmajor cereals like maize, rice and wheat. Among more than adozen legumes, chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), a cool seasoncrop, is the most important food legume in India

publication date

  • 2017