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Using Bean populations derived from P. acutifolius to advance toward generation of new bean varieties and discerning the traits and genetic base associated to heat tolerance

In the first phase of the project, new wild accessions from P. acutifolius were identified as tolerant to high temperature, under greenhouse and field conditions, and were crossed to common bean…

Utilization of introgression lines derived from wild Cajanus species for pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) improvement

Pigeonpea is a widely adapted food legume crop cultivated throughout the semi-arid tropics and subtropics. It is of considerable importance in South Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America…

Crop Wild Relatives (CWR)-derived potatoes for climate change resilience of farming communities in Kenya and Peru

Crop wild relatives carry valuable traits to sustain agriculture under climate change. The aim of Phase II of this project is to validate and advance climate-change resilient pre-bred potato…

Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: Participatory evaluation of Crop Wild Relative introgressed genetic resources in rice in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

A cooperative project is established between the the Crop Trust and Can Tho University for the period of 2018-2020 as part of the CWR program. The main objectives are (1) to evaluate the value of…

Sorghum breeding with Wild Relatives: Evaluating pre-breeding material with farmers in Mali

The development of new sorghum diversity through use of wild and weedy species offers a novel and promising entry point. Useful diversity for adaptation will be developed by employing two, mutually …

Sorghum breeding with Wild Relatives: Evaluating pre-breeding material with farmers in Kenya

The development of new sorghum diversity through use of wild and weedy species offers a novel and promising entry point. Useful diversity for adaptation will be developed by employing two, mutually…

Upgrading the infrastructure of information technology in the Plant Genetic Resources and Plant Breeding Group of INIFAT

As a result of the consultancy undertaken by Mr.Tito Franco in 2015, it was identified that the PRG and Plant Breeding Group of INIFAT lacks adequate IT infrastructure (software and hardware) to…

Jump-starting the implementation of the GRIN Global platform for the improvement of Plant Genetic Resources access from INIA Uruguay

As a result of the consultancy undertaken by Mr. Tito Franco in 2017, it was identified that theSeed and Plant Genetic Resources Unit at INIA Uruguay, needs support to deploy, implement initial data…

Multiplication of Crop Wild Relatives (CWR) collected in the CWR initiative

The proposed project will undertake multiplication, characterization, conservation, safety duplication and distribution of 746 accessions that were collected within the Crop Wild Relatives project.…

Building the Genesys catalog of phenotypic Dataset for dorum wheat (Triticum durum), bread wheat (Tritucum aestivum) and barely (Hordeum vulgare) accessions held at the national genebank of Tunisia

The goal of the project is to contribute to the building of a metedata-based catalogue of the accessions-related phenotypic datasets on Genesys through building in-house capacities and processes to…

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