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21
Aug

Double harvest for half the effort

Peter Mwangofi is a pigeonpea farmer from Karonga district in Malawi. He relies on the crop for both food and income. Over the past few years, Mwangofi has seen a decline in pigeonpea produce, mainly due to land Read more...
07
Aug

Launch of the ICRISAT Annual Report 2019

2019 was a year of many firsts… And we are glad to have rolled out some path-breaking initiatives and put systems in place well in time before 2020’s ‘new normal’ engulfed us. Office corridors that once bustled with Read more...

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African and Asian origin pearl millet populations: Genetic diversity pattern and its association with yield heterosis

Authors: Patil KS, Gupta SK, Marathi B, Danam S, Thatikunta R, Rathore A, Das RR, Dangi KS and Yadav OP

Published: Crop Science (TSI). pp. 1-15. ISSN 0011-183X

http://oar.icrisat.org/11578/

Women’s empowerment boosts the gains in dietary diversity from agricultural technology adoption in rural Kenya

Authors: Kassie M, Fisher M, Muricho G and Diiro G

Published: Food Policy (TSI). pp. 1-14. ISSN 0306-9192

http://oar.icrisat.org/11579/

Utilizing the underutilized CWR: Pigeonpea pre-breeding from discovery to delivery

Authors: Sharma S

Published: 1st International Experts Workshop Pre-breeding utilizing Crop Wild Relatives, 24-26 April 2019, Rabat, Morocco

http://oar.icrisat.org/11580

Mobilizing crop Biodiversity

Authors: McCouch S, Navabi K, Abberton M, Anglin NL, Barbieri RL, Baum M, Bett K, Booker H, Brown GL, Bryan GJ, Cattivelli L, Charest D, Eversole K, Freitas M, Ghamkhar K, Grattapaglia D, Henry R, Valadares Inglis MC, Islam T, Kehel Z, Kersey PJ, Kresovich S, Marden E, Mayes S, Ndjiondjop MN, Nguyen HT, Paiva S, Papa R, Phillips PWB, Rasheed A, Richards C, Rouard M, Amstalden Sampaio MJ, Scholz U, Shaw PD, Sherman B, Staton SE, Stein N, Svensson J, Tester M, Montenegro Valls JF, Varshney RK, Visscher S, von Wettberg E, Waugh R, Wenzl PWB and Rieseberg LH

Published: Molecular Plant (TSI). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1674-2052

http://oar.icrisat.org/11581/

Multiomics approach unravels fertility transition in a pigeonpea line for a two-line hybrid system

Authors: Pazhamala LT, Chaturvedi P, Bajaj P, Srikanth S, Ghatak A, Chitikineni A, Bellaire A, Hingane A, Kumar CVS, Saxena KB, Weckwerth W, Saxena RK and Varshney RK

Published: The Plant Genome (TSI), 13 (2). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1940-3372

http://oar.icrisat.org/11582/

Seed protein content and its relationships with agronomic traits in pigeonpea is controlled by both main and epistatic effects QTLs

Authors: Obala J, Saxena RK, Singh VK, Kale SM, Garg V, Kumar CVS, Saxena KB, Tongoona P, Sibiya J and Varshney RK

Published: Scientific Reports (TSI), 10 (1). pp. 1-17. ISSN 2045-2322

http://oar.icrisat.org/11583/

A sorghum practical haplotype graph facilitates genome-wide imputation and cost-effective genomic prediction

Authors: Jensen SE, Charles JR, Muleta K, Bradbury PJ, Casstevens T, Deshpande SP, Gore MA, Gupta R, Ilut DC, Johnson L, Lozano R, Miller Z, Ramu P, Rathore A, Romay MC, Upadhyaya HD, Varshney RK, Morris GP, Pressoir G, Buckler ES and Ramstein GP

Published: The Plant Genome (TSI), 13 (1). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1940-3372

http://oar.icrisat.org/11584/

Molecular and physiological alterations in chickpea under elevated CO2 concentrations

Authors: Palit P, Ghosh R, Tolani P, Tarafdar A, Chitikineni A, Bajaj P, Sharma M, Kudapa H and Varshney RK

Published: Plant and Cell Physiology (TSI), 61 (8). pp. 1449-1463. ISSN 1471-9053

http://oar.icrisat.org/11585/

Exploitation of heterosis in pearl millet: A review

Authors: Srivastava RK, Bollam S, Pujarula V, Pusuluri M, Singh RB, Potupureddi G and Gupta R

Published: A Review. Plants, 9 (807). pp. 1-25. ISSN 2223-7747

http://oar.icrisat.org/11586/

Genetic variation for Striga hermonthica resistance and yield among sorghum accessions in Nigeria

Authors: Afolayan G, Aladele SE, Deshpande SP, Kolawole AP, Nwosu DJ, Michael C, Blay ET and Danquah EY

Published: Journal of Agricultural Science, 12 (7). pp. 192-202. ISSN 1916-9752

http://oar.icrisat.org/11587/

Use of infrared thermography imaging for assessing heat tolerance in high and low iron pearl millet lines 

Authors: Pushpavalli R, Kanatti A and Govindaraj M

Published: Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 11 (02). pp. 627-632. ISSN 0975-928X

http://oar.icrisat.org/11566/

Analyzing pathways of nurturing informal seed production into formal private ventures for sustainable seed delivery and crop productivity: Experiences from Ethiopia

Authors: Akpo E, Feleke G, Fikre A, Chichaybelu M, Ojiewo CO and Varshney RK

Published: Experiences from Ethiopia. Sustainability, 12 (6828). pp. 1-18 

http://oar.icrisat.org/11567/

Irrigators’ willingness to pay for the adoption of soil moisture monitoring tools in South-Eastern Africa

Authors: Abebe F, Zuo A, Ann Wheeler S, Bjornlund H, Van Rooyen A, Pittock J, Mdemu M and Chilundo M

Published: International Journal of Water Resources Development (TSI). pp. 1-22. ISSN 0790-0627

http://oar.icrisat.org/11568

Identifying leverage points to transition dysfunctional irrigation schemes towards complex adaptive systems

Authors: Van Rooyen AF, Moyo M, Bjornlund H, Dube T, Parry K and Stirzaker R

Published:  International Journal of Water Resources Development (TSI). pp. 1-28. ISSN 0790-0627   

http://oar.icrisat.org/11569/

Superior haplotypes for haplotype-based breeding for drought tolerance in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.)

Authors: Sinha P, Singh VK, Saxena RK, Khan AW, Abbai R, Chitikineni A, Desai A, Molla J, Upadhyaya HD,

Kumar A and Varshney RK

Published: Plant Biotechnology Journal (TSI). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1467-7644

http://oar.icrisat.org/11570/

From bits to bites: Advancement of the Germinate platform to support prebreeding informatics for crop wild relatives

Authors: Raubach S, Kilian B, Dreher K, Amri A, Bassi FM, Boukar O, Cook D, Cruickshank A, Fatokun C, El Haddad N, Humphries A, Jordan D, Kehel Z, Kumar S, Labarosa SJ, Nguyen LH, Mace E, McCouch S, McNally K, Marshall DF, Mikwa EO, Milne I, Odeny DA, Plazas M, Prohens J, Rieseberg LH, Schafleitner R, Sharma S, Stephen G, Tin HQ, Togola A, Warschefsky E, Werner P and Shaw PD

Published: Crop Science (TSI). pp. 1-29. ISSN 0011-183X

http://oar.icrisat.org/11571/

Utilizing wild Cajanus platycarpus, a tertiary genepool species for enriching variability in the primary genepool for pigeonpea improvement

Authors: Sharma S, Paul PJ, Sameer Kumar CV and Nimje C

Published: Frontiers in Plant Science (TSI), 11 (1055). pp. 1-11. ISSN 1664-462X

http://oar.icrisat.org/11572/ 

Pre-breeding efforts for widening the genetic base of cool-season food legumes

Authors: Kumar S, Sharma S, Kumar J, Maalouf F, Hamwieh A, Gaur P and Sarker A

Published: International Conference on Pulses the Climate Smart Crops: Challenges and Opportunities, 10-12 February 2020, Kanpur, India

http://oar.icrisat.org/11575/  

Pre-breeding for genetic enhancement of grain legumes

Authors: Sharma S, Kumar CVS, Prasanthi L, Rao PJ, Thi P, Win MM, Muniswamy S, Panwar RK, Arora A,

Singh S, Rani U, Thudi M, Sharma M, Nimje C and Varshney RK

Published: International Conference of Pulses the Climate Smart Crops: Challenges and Opportunities, 10-12 February 2020, Kanpur, India

http://oar.icrisat.org/11576/   

Factors influencing preferences and adoption of improved groundnut varieties among farmers in Tanzania

Authors: Mwalongo S, Akpo E, Lukurugu GA, Muricho F, Vernooy R, Minja A, Ojiewo C, Njuguna E, Otieno G and Varshney RK

Published: Factors Influencing Preferences and Adoption of Improved Groundnut Varieties among Farmers in Tanzania. Agronomy (TSI), 10 (1271). pp. 1-15. ISSN 2073-4395

http://oar.icrisat.org/11577/

Nutrient-dense orange-fleshed sweet potato: Advances in drought-tolerance breeding and understanding of management practices for sustainable next-generation cropping systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

Authors: Low JW, Ortiz R, Vandamme E, Andrade M, Biazin B and Grüneberg WJ

Published: Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4. pp. 1-22. ISSN 2571-581X

http://oar.icrisat.org/11556/

PANOMICS meets germplasm

Authors: Weckwerth W, Ghatak A, Bellaire A, Chaturvedi P and Varshney RK

Published: Plant Biotechnology Journal (TSI), 18 (7). pp. 1507-1525. ISSN 1467-7644

http://oar.icrisat.org/11557/

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Nov:  07 14 21 28
Oct:  01 10 17 24 31
Sep:  05 12 19 26
Aug:  01 08 14 22 28
Jul:  04 11 18 25
Jun:  06 13 20 27
May:  02 09 16 23 30
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Mar:  07 14 21 28
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2013

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Nov:  01 08 15 22 29
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Sep:  06  13 20 27
Aug:  02 08 16 23 30
July:  05 12 19 26
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May:  03 10 17 24 31
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Mar:  01 08 15 22 29
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2012

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Oct:  05 12 19 26
Sep:  07 14 21 28
Aug:  03 10 17 24 31
July:  06 13 20 27
Jun:  01 08 15 22 29
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2011

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Aug:  05 12 19 26
July:  01 08 15 22 29
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May:  06 13 20 27
APR:  01 08 15 21 29
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