Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties

AUSTRALIAN chickpea producers are set to benefit from a pioneering, multi-nation research collaboration that hopes to create new disease-resistant, stress-tolerant, high-yielding varieties from wild species.

Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties

Researchers supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) have collected and multiplied wild chickpea species from the Middle East to build a unique genetic resource from which