Projects and Activities

mirid

Mirid attacking a pod

  • Selection and breeding trials (Clonal and hybrid trials, Regional variety trials, Recurrent selection trials)
  • Establishing 'Seed gardens' and testing clones fidelity
  • Germplasm collections (Establishment, exchanges and enhancement)
  • Marker Assisted Selection for Phytophthora pod rot
  • Identification of QTLs for resistance to Phytophthora pod rot, mirid and swollen shoot virus (CSSV)