Project/Experiment Duration: 2020-2021
Research Innovation Themes: Crop Improvement and Sustainable Production
Project/Experiment Team: Dr. Prashant Vikram Dr. A. Talabi Dr. Rahman Hifzurrahman Dr. Mohammad Shahid Mr. Bala G. Samy Mr. Saif ul Islam Dr. R.K. Singh
- Evaluate performance of African core collection of amaranth in UAE environments.
- Identify at least two most adapted accessions for grain and leafy type each for each location.
- Identify and categorize a set of core germplasm collection with respect to the general vs specific adaptability across different locations.
- Introduce and evaluate the core collection of amaranth in the targeted countries (Bhutan, Egypt, Lao PDR, Mozambique, Togo, Tunisia, the UAE and Uzbekistan).
Project/Experiment Details: Dates of Sowing: 10 November 2020 Experimental Design: Augmented design with checks repeated in each block Genotypes: 65 test entries + 9 checks Environments: 3 water salinity levels (control, 6 and 10 dS/m)