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Hyderabad to host first International Seed Testing Association in Asia

The city would play host to 32nd ISTA Congress from June 26 to July 3 next year, in which more than 800 delegates from across the world are expected to participate. These delegates will include representatives of seed companies, agricultural scientists, policy experts and representatives of agricultural academic institutions.  Read more


A bank for seeds: In Telangana, a safehouse secures the future of agriculture

The genebank hosts 126,830 accessions (samples of a particular plant/crop population stored as seeds) collected from 144 countries.

This fortified archive at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics headquarters at Patancheru near Hyderabad in Telangana, is home to one of the largest plant genebanks in the world – a safehouse with rows of neatly labelled cans and vacuum sealed aluminium foil packs containing seeds. Read more


Over 800 delegates likely to attend ISTA Congress

Over 800 delegates, including those involved in research on new varieties of seed, its production and quality, from about 83 countries would attend the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) Congress to be held here from June 26 to July 3 next year.

Peter Carberry, Director General of ICRISAT, said they would help the Telangana government in every possible way to make the 32nd ISTA Congress successful. Read more


International Year of Millets slotted for 2023, India thanks FAO for endorsing its demand

Acting on India’s proposal, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has agreed to celebrate ‘International Year of Millets’ in 2023.

According to the International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), over 500 million people in more than 30 countries depend on sorghum as a staple food. Read more


The winners take it all

The India Today Woman Summit and Awards 2018 were a heady mix of realism, inspiration and courage. Among the national award winners were actors Yami Gautam and Ratna Pathak Shah; the 17-year-old Meghna Mishra, the voice behind Secret Superstar; writer Kanika Dhillon; Nadia Chauhan of Parle Agro; Soumya Kant of Clovia; Lt Cdr Vartika Joshi, team leader, and Lt Cdr Aishwarya Boddapati, team member, INS Tarini; Mamta Sharma, theme leader, Integrated Crop Management, ICRISAT; and Krishna Poonia, discus thrower and Padma Shri recipient. Read more

New Publications

Morphophysiological diversity of rhizobia nodulating pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.) growing in Ethiopia

Authors: Degefu T, Wolde-meskel E, Adem M, Fikre A, Amede T and Ojiewo CO

Published: 2018, Journal of Biotechnology, 17 (6). pp. 167-177. ISSN 1684-5315

http://oar.icrisat.org/10642/

Productivity and Water Use Efficiency of Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] Grown under Different Nitrogen Applications in Sudan Savanna Zone, Nigeria

Authors: Ajeigbe HA, Akinseye FM, Ayuba K and Jonah J

Published: 2018, International Journal of Agronomy (TSI), 2018 (767605). pp. 1-11. ISSN 1687-8159

http://oar.icrisat.org/10643/

Post-harvest management and associated food losses and by-products of cassava in southern Ethiopia

Authors: Parmar A, Fikre A, Sturm B and Hensel O

Published: 2018, Food Security (TSI), 10 (2). pp. 419-435. ISSN 1876-4517

http://oar.icrisat.org/10645/

Urban Environmental Governance in India: Browsing Bengaluru

Authors: Raju KV, Ravindra A, Manasi S, Smitha KC and Srinivasan R

Published: 2018, The Urban Book Series. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-73467-5

http://oar.icrisat.org/10647/

Standard Operating Procedures for Groundnut Breeding and Testing

Authors: Janila P, Manohar SS, Deshmukh DB, Chaudhari S, Papaiah V and Variath MT

Published: 2018, Documentation. ICRISAT.

http://oar.icrisat.org/10653/

Stability Analysis in Chickpea Genotype Sets as Tool for Breeding Germplasm Structuring Strategy and Adaptability Scoping

Authors: Fikre A, Funga A, Korbu L, Eshete M, Girma N, Zewdie A, Bekele D, Muhamed R, Daba K and Ojiewo CO

Published: 2018, Ethiopian Journal of Crop Science, 6 (2). pp. 19-37. ISSN 2072-8506

http://oar.icrisat.org/10654/

Antixenosis and antibiosis mechanisms of resistance to pod borer, Helicoverpa armigera in wild relatives of chickpea, Cicer arietinum

Authors: Golla SK, Rajasekhar P, Sharma SP, Hari Prasad KV and Sharma HC

Published: 2018, Euphytica (TSI), 214 (88). pp. 1-16. ISSN 0014-2336

http://oar.icrisat.org/10655/

Integrated Management of Dry Root Rot Caused by Rhizoctonia bataticola in Chickpea

Authors: Deepa, Sunkad G, Sharma M, Mallesh SB, Mannur DM and Sreenivas AG

Published: 2018, International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 7 (04). pp. 201-209. ISSN 2319-7706

http://oar.icrisat.org/10656/

Distribution and Severity of Dry Root Rot of Chickpea Caused by Rhizoctonia bataticola in Parts of North Karnataka

Authors: Deepa, Sunkad G, Sharma M, Mallesh SB, Mannur DM and Sreenivas AG

Published: 2018, International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 7 (04). pp. 194-200. ISSN 23197692

http://oar.icrisat.org/10657/

Genome Sequencing and Analysis of the Peanut B-Genome Progenitor (Arachis ipaensis)

Authors: Lu Q, Li H, Hong Y, Zhang G, Wen S, Li X, Zhou G, Li S, Liu H, Liu H, Liu Z, Varshney RK, Chen X and Liang X

Published: 2018, Frontiers in Plant Science (TSI), 9 (604). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1664-462X

http://oar.icrisat.org/10659/

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