Improving tropical legume productivity for marginal environments in sub-Saharan Africa (headquarters component)

Published on 13 May 2011

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Start Date: 1 May 2010 | End Date: 31 May 2014

Overview

This project aims to contribute to the development of improved legume varieties in sub-Saharan Africa by developing genomic resources and molecular markers for traits of importance, and by implementing modern breeding in sub-Saharan Africa. Being a collaborative project, CIAT’s specific role is to improve common bean productivity for marginal environments in sub-Saharan Africa. This project will address this issue along with additional important biotic stress resistance traits through five different activities.

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