Scientists accelerate climate-change proofed chickpeas

Updated November 16 2021 - 3:45am, first published 2:00am
Scientists have identified genes in chickpeas that can enhance yield, increase resistance to drought, heat stresses and disease, and improve nutritional qualities.

SCIENTISTS are accelerating the breeding of climate-change proofed chickpeas after identifying genes that can enhance yield, increase resistance to drought, heat stresses and disease, and improve nutritional qualities.

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