Research AreasCrops, Seed Systems, Soils
TimelineStart Date: 17 June 2011 | End Date: 16 June 2015
The overall goal of this project is to enhance food and nutritional security and income generation for the under privileged farmers of rainfed areas of Orissa
To evaluate and identify newly developed high yielding disease resistant varieties and hybrids of pigeonpea for further introduction and expansion
Promote cultivation of high yielding pigeonpea varieties in the marginal soils.
To develop village-level seed systems to achieve self-sufficiency in seed of farmer-preferred improved varieties of pigeonpea.
Capacity building of farmers, NGOs, and Self Help Groups in sustainable pigeonpea production technology components.
Enhance profitability by linking production with dal processing and marketing.
To provide research backstopping for refinement and research on pigeonpea components as identified by researchers and farmers in the target area
TagsOrissa, Pigeon pea
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