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10
Sep

ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

Download French version The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food security across 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT, a CGIAR Research Center, is a non-profit, non-political public Read more...
03
Sep

A year of many big impacts and landmark varietal releases

Surmounting all odds in 2020, ICRISAT with its ‘business as usual’ attitude was able to lend its name to many first-of-their-kind varietal releases of its crops across nations in Asia and Africa, and register big impacts in improving dryland agri-food systems. Advanced technologies and Read more...
20
Aug

Iconic wheel sculpture graces ICRISAT grounds again

Grand structure created by renowned artist Raghunath Mohapatra. Once again, the majestic ‘Konark Wheel’ stands proudly at ICRISAT’s Hyderabad campus. It replaces the earlier wheel that stood in place for 20 years. The new wheel was unveiled by Prof Prabhu Pingali, Governing Board Chair, Read more...

Upcoming events

Landscape 2021 – Diversification for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture

Date: Tuesday 21st September  2021

ICRISAT is organizing a session at the online conference Landscape 2021 – Diversity for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture, set to be held during 20-22 September 2021. ICRISAT’s session, “Scaling up landscape interventions based on sustainable intensification and diversification approaches for improving rural livelihoods in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa”, is scheduled on 21 September at 10.45 am CEST. It will be chaired by Dr Anthony Whitbread. Drs Sabine Homann-Kee Tui and Kaushal Garg from ICRISAT will be presenting at the event.

The conference schedule can be found here.

AFRICAN PLANT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION (APBA)

The African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) is an initiative of full-fledged scientists, students, and professionals in Africa from higher education institutions (HEIs), research organisations and private companies who felt the need to change the narrative of crop improvement and the seed sector in Africa. It is a forum dedicated to building capacities, problem-solving, resource mobilisation, and long-term strategic development of the agricultural sector in Africa through effective plant breeding programmes and provision of tangible solutions to governments, seed companies, non-governmental organisations and farmers. Read more

New publications

Molecular mechanisms and biochemical pathways for micronutrient acquisition and storage in legumes to support biofortification for nutritional security

Authors: Roorkiwal M, Pandey S, Thavarajah D, Hemalatha R and Varshney RK

Published: Frontiers in Plant Science (TSI), 12 (682842). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1664-462X

http://oar.icrisat.org/11880

Environmental characterization and yield gap analysis to tackle genotype-by-environment-by-management interactions and map region-specific agronomic and breeding targets in groundnut

Authors: Hajjarpoor A, Kholová J, Pasupuleti J, Soltani A, Burridge J, Degala SB, Gattu S, Murali TV, Garin V, Radhakrishnan T and Vadez V

Published: Field Crops Research (TSI), 267. pp. 1-15. ISSN 0378-4290

http://oar.icrisat.org/11881

Sequencing the USDA core soybean collection reveals gene loss during domestication and breeding

Authors: Bayer PE, Valliyodan B, Hu H, Marsh JI, Yuan Y, Vuong TD, Patil G, Song Q, Batley J, Varshney RK, Lam HM, Edwards D and Nguyen HT

Published: The Plant Genome (TSI). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1940-3372

http://oar.icrisat.org/11882

A comprehensive assessment framework for attributing trends in streamflow and groundwater storage to climatic and anthropogenic changes: A case study in the typical semi-arid catchments of southern India

Authors: Nune R, George BA, Western AW, Garg KK, Dixit S and Ragab R

Published: Hydrological Processes (TSI), 35 (8). pp. 1-17. ISSN 0885-6087

http://oar.icrisat.org/11883

Evaluation of multiple salinity tolerance indices for screening and comparative biochemical and molecular analysis of pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] genotypes

Authors: Jha S, Singh J, Chouhan C, Singh O and Srivastava RK

Published: Journal of Plant Growth Regulation (TSI). ISSN 0721-7595

http://oar.icrisat.org/11885

 

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