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    • Title: Pest Management in Grain Legumes: Potential and Limitations 

      Author: Sharma, Hari C.; 0000-0002-5863-7421; 0000-0001-8945-3126; ORCID; ORCID
      Date: 2016-03-14
      Type: Book Chapter
      Status: Limited access
      Grain legumes such as chickpea, pigeonpea, cowpea, field pea , lentil, , and Phaseolus beans are the principal source of dietary protein among vegetarians, and are an integral part of daily diet in several forms worldwide. ...
    • Title: High yielding and drought tolerant genotypes developed through marker-assisted back crossing (MBAC) in chickpea 

      Author: Samineni, Srinivasan; 0000-0001-9350-8847; 0000-0003-2851-6837; ORCID; ORCID
      Date: 2015-12-27
      Type: Conference Paper
      Status: Limited access
      Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is the second largest grown food legume crop in the world after common bean. This crop is largely grown under rainfed conditions in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa where terminal drought is the ...
    • Title: Genetic diversity of physical, nutritional and functional properties of cowpea grain and relationships among the traits 

      Author: Muranaka, Satoru; 0000-0003-0234-4264; ORCID
      Date: 2015-03-12
      Type: Journal Article
      Status: Open access
      Cowpea is traditionally important as an affordable source of protein and minerals and of cash income in sub-Saharan Africa, especially for small-scale farmers who have limited options for food and cash crops. The development ...
    • Title: An update on the host plant resistance to pigeonpea diseases 

      Author: Mamta, Sharma
      Date: 2016-01-08
      Type: Journal Article
      Status: Open access
      The production and productivity of pigeonpea is severely constrained by diseases such as Fusarium wilt, sterility mosaic disease and Phytophthora blight. These diseases can be serious alone or as component of complex. ...
    • Title: How can financial incentives enhance agricultural development? 

      Author: Louhaichi, Mounir; 0000-0002-4543-7631; 0000-0002-9156-7082; 0000-0001-9960-2105; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
      Date: 2017-04-04
      Type: Blog
      Status: Open access
      Financial incentives clearly have a role to play in sustainable development strategies. However, incentives alone will not work –a favorable enabling environment and institutional arrangements are also required to enhance ...
    • Title: Explore options for screening sorghum varieties for drought adaptation specifically for Sahelian growing conditions (sandy soils, low P) 

      Author: Falalou, Hamidou
      Date: 2017-02-01
      Type: Report
      Status: Open access
      In lysimetric system, 28 landraces and improved varieties from Burkina and Niger were assessed for response to low phosphorus and water deficit in complete randomized bloc design with 5 replications. Low phosphorus (LP) ...
    • Title: Screening cowpea germplasm (cultivated and wild relatives) for aphid resistance 

      Author: Boukar, Ousmane; 0000-0003-0234-4264; ORCID
      Date: 2017-02-05
      Type: Report
      Status: Open access
      A total set of 376 entries including 374 mini-core accessions, 1 resistant check (TVu801) and 1 susceptible check (TVx 3236) were evaluated in screening cages at Kano and screen house at Cotonou for resistance to cowpea ...
    • Title: Evaluation of barley for wheat stem saw fly resistance: Adult Saw fly 

      Author: El Bouhssini, Mustapha; 0000-0001-8945-3126; ORCID
      Date: 2001-01-30
      Type: Image
      Status: Open access
      Image of Adult Saw fly from IPM of insect pests – wheat stem saw fly project: Evaluation of barley for wheat stem saw fly resistance experiment 2001.
    • Title: Selection from segregating population across major agroecologies 

      Author: Boukar, Ousmane; 0000-0003-0234-4264; ORCID
      Date: 2017-02-05
      Type: Report
      Status: Open access
      A wild cowpea relative TVnu 1158 was identified three years ago and crossed to two cultivated lines IT99K-573-1-1 and IT98K-556-6. A total of 244 F9 Recombinant Inbred lines (RILs) from TVnu 1158 x IT99K-573-1-1 were ...
    • Title: Development of Sorghum Guinea Naine Diversified Population (GNDP) 

      Author: Nebie, Baloua
      Date: 2017-02-01
      Type: Report
      Status: Open access
      Hundred and twelve S3 progenies from farmers’ selections in the Guinea Naine Diversified Population (GNDP) were phenotyped in two contrasted environments, low P and high P fields. Mean traits such as plant height, internode ...
    • Title: Assessment and Improvement of Wheat and Maize Water Productiveness in Lower Karkheh River Basin 

      Author: Moayeri, Mansour; 0000-0002-2003-4852; ORCID
      Date: 2013-02-20
      Type: Internal Report
      Status: Open access
      This report on ‘Assessment and Improvement of Wheat and Maize Water Productivity in Lower Karkheh River Basin’ helps researchers and scientists interested in sustainable water development to improve the Water Productivity ...
    • Title: Effect of Phosphate Levels on Soil Rhizosphere Nutrient Balances and Finger Millet Yield 

      Author: Wafula, Wekha N.
      Date: 2016-10-20
      Type: Journal Article
      Status: Open access
      Soil infertility is one of the main factors leading to low finger millet production in the semi-arid tropics of Kenya. About 50-80% of P applied as fertilizer is adsorbed by soil and the amount of P needed to achieve ...
    • Title: Effect of triple-layer hermetic bagging on mould infection and aflatoxin contamination of maize during multi-month on-farm storage in Kenya 

      Author: Nganga, Jeremiah
      Date: 2016-07-26
      Type: Journal Article
      Status: Limited access
      Field trials were conducted in small-scale farmers' grain stores in an aflatoxin endemic region to assess the effect of storing maize in triple layer hermetic (PICS™) bags on aflatoxin contamination. Shelled maize grain ...
    • Title: Policies, Institutions and Economies of Water Resources and Management in the Karkheh River Basin of Iran 

      Author: Keshavarz, Abbas; 0000-0002-2003-4852; ORCID
      Date: 2013-02-20
      Type: Internal Report
      Status: Open access
      This research report addresses researchers, farmers, decision and policy makers and public and private organizations involved in land and water development in the Karkheh River Basin (KRB) of Iran.
    • Title: Current Status of Agro-biodiversity in Lebanon and Future Challenges 

      Author: Chalak, Lamis; 0000-0002-7642-7102; ORCID
      Date: 2011-01-14
      Type: Journal Article
      Status: Open access
      Though a small country, Lebanon hosts various ecosystems that allow for a large number of plants ranging from cold requiring crops to subtropical ones to live and flourish. More than 80 plant species for food and agriculture ...
    • Title: Herbicide tolerance Faba bean, chickpea and lentils 

      Author: Maalouf, Fouad; 0000-0002-7642-7102; 0000-0001-8407-3562; 0000-0001-6060-5560; ORCID; ORCID; ORCID
      Date: 2016-12-31
      Type: Report
      Status: Open access
      The research aimed to screen faba bean, Chickpea and lentils to diverse herbicides. 50 lentil genotypes were screened to Imizathapyr and Metribuzin; 226 Chickpea lines screened to Imizathapyr and Metribuzin, among them 100 ...
    • Title: Scaling Indicators (CLCAII) 

      Author: Bonaiuti, Enrico; 0000-0002-4010-4141; ORCID
      Date: 2018-12-18
      Type: Presentation
      Status: Open access
      The document presents the CLCA approach for M&E with elements for Knowledge Management. A plan for 2019 activities is outlined including reference to SDG indicators and IFAD projects.
    • Title: Semi-Detailed Soil Surveys of Merek and Honam Watersheds, Karkheh River Basin, Iran 

      Author: Milani, P. Mohajer
      Date: 2010-10-25
      Type: Internal Report
      Status: Open access
      The study of soils is important for landuse planning, agriculture, and natural resource development programs. Determination of soil characteristics and limitations is one of the most important duties of soil researchers. ...
    • Title: NARROWING YIELD GAPS THROUGH GENETIC IMPROVEMENT FOR FUSARIUM WILT RESISTANCE IN THREE PULSE CROPS OF THE SEMI-ARID TROPICS 

      Author: Choudhary, AK; 0000-0001-8407-3562; 0000-0002-1791-9369; ORCID; ORCID
      Date: 2013-11-23
      Type: Journal Article
      Status: Open access
      Chickpea, pigeonpea and lentil constitute the major component of low-input agriculture in the semi-arid tropics (SAT). These pulses play an important role in alleviating malnutrition by way of forming an inseparable ...
    • Title: QTL identifcation for Ascochyta blight resistance and its application in chickpea breeding 

      Author: Imtiaz, Muhammad; 0000-0001-6060-5560; 0000-0002-1791-9369; ORCID; ORCID
      Date: 2013-03-29
      Type: Conference Paper
      Status: Open access
      Ascochyta blight (AB), caused by Didymella rabiei regularly occurs in epidemic form causing heavy yield and quality losses, and thus is a major biotic constraint to chickpea production, particularly in the cool and wet ...

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