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Breeding tool plays a key role in program planning
Tuesday, 2016/10/18 | 08:05:45

ICRISAT Oct 2016

Figure: Dr Clare Mukankusi from CIAT presenting PIP for Common Bean – ESA. Photo: ICRISAT


Region-wise Program Improvement Plans for target crops – groundnut, chickpea, cowpea and common bean – were presented at a recent Tropical Legumes (TL) III Genetic Gains workshop. The workshop used the results of the Breeding Program Assessment Tool (BPAT) as a resource to help guide breeding programs in improving their targeting, speed, scale, efficiency, quality (control, precision, and accuracy) according to each partner’s unique characteristics and resources.


The workshop was attended by key breeding programs of CGIAR centers and select National Agricultural Research System (NARS) partners from eight participating countries. The discussions resulted in partners agreeing on the following:


- Extensive use of Breeding Management System (BMS)

- Adoption of more mechanized practices

- Leveraging capacities of partners

- Exploring capacities to harness forward breeding

- Building modern foundation seed stores.


See more: http://www.icrisat.org/breeding-tool-plays-a-key-role-in-program-planning/


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