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Country Pakistan Capital : Islamabad

The Crop Trust has supported 6 projects in Pakistan

  1. Chickpea: The Crop Trust supported the Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to evaluate indigenous chickpea for traits of economic importance for farmers with the objective of making material identified as promising to plant breeders for use in crop improvement programs.
  2. Chickpea: The Crop Trust provided support to the Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), to regenerate and characterize 530 chickpea accessions with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of the crops. 324 accessions are safety duplicated in Pakistan.
  3. Grasspea: The Crop Trust provided support to the Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council to regenerate, characterize and safety duplicate 40 grass pea accessions with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of the crop.
  4. Lentil: The Crop Trust provided support for the Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to regenerate, characterize and safety duplicate 470 lentil accessions.
  5. Rice: The Crop Trust provided support for the Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to regenerate and characterize 1320 rice accessions with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of the crops. 367 accessions are safety duplicated in IRRI and 867 in Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
  6. Wheat: The Crop Trust supported the Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) to evaluate indigenous wheat germplasm for traits of economic importance to farmers with the objective of making material identified as promising to plant breeders for use in their crop improvement programs.