Challenges of breeding 'VIPeas'

(American Society of Agronomy) Breeding new varieties of chickpeas with desirable traits -- such as increased resistance to diseases and pests -- is difficult. In a new study, researchers evaluated four combinations of breeding methods and tested whether they increased the success rate of crossing chickpeas.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: news
More News: Biology | Chickpeas | Study