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Chickpea breakthrough

A GLOBAL study involving scientists from The University of Western Australia (UWA) has identified genes that can be used to develop drought and heat tolerant chickpeas.

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 International research has helped identify genetics which could improve chickpea performance. Picture courtesy DPIRD.

International research has helped identify genetics which could improve chickpea performance. Picture courtesy DPIRD.

Chickpeas are the third most commonly produced grain legume, however drought and increasing temperatures (heat stress) are estimated to cause the loss of more than 70 per cent of global chickpea yields....

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