ICRISAT decodes 90 chickpea genomes

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 20:10 hrs

A team of global scientists led by International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has for the first time decoded 90-odd genome sequences of chickpeas. This would enable researchers to develop drought-resistant, disease-proof chickpea varieties with more nutritional values.

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