Increasing atmospheric temperatures will be detrimental for growth functions of various crop plants, especially mungbean, as demand for this legume is increasing in spring and summer in major growing regions in the northern parts of India.
On behalf of the World Vegetable Center, Legume Breeder Ram Nair signed a memorandum of agreement between the Center and the Government of Odisha, India on 23 July 2016 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha to support the project “Improving mungbean and urdbean productivity in Odisha state.” P. K. Meherda, Commissioner cum Director, Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production, Government of Odisha, signed for Odisha.
Crop breeding research by international agricultural research centers usually serves public sector crop breeding, but does it still have a role when research and development have shifted to the private sector? This paper explores this question for vegetables in India using data from 27 private companies and 9 public organizations.
Start date: 2012
End date: 2014
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