Improved bean germplasm for Iran

Published on 13 May 2011

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Start Date: 1 October 2008 | End Date: 31 October 2009


With the overall objective of providing drought and root rot resistant germplasm, activities within this project include developing root rot control methods for pathogens attacking chitti (cranberry) bean; improving drought tolerance and reducing water requirements of chitti bean; and strengthening capacity in bean improvement by providing advanced training to Iranian scientists in techniques of pathology, physiology and breeding, and to foment scientific exchange through field visits.


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