Genetic enhancement and pre-breeding for yield enhancement and broadening the genetic base of existing cultivars.
Exploitation of heterosis and development of commercial CGMS based hybrids.
High yielding varieties possessing resistance to fusarium wilt, rust and stem phyllium blight
Genetic improvement for grain yield by combining higher biomass
The urdbean production of India was 2.78 million tonnes from acreage of 4.63 million hectares with a productivity of 600 Kg/ha. (Agricultural Statistics Division, DES, MoAF&W, 2022)
Mungbean is a native Indian crop that is also referred to as green gram or moong.
Lathyrus (Lathyrus sativus L.) commonly known as khesari, is a climate smart pulse crop for food, feed and sustainable crop production system.
The Rajmash (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) is the most important grain legume for direct human consumption and the world’s third most important food legume crop after soybeans and peanuts.
Cowpea is mostly grown as a kharif crop but can be grown as a rabi crop in peninsular India. It may be suitable for rice fallows in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamilnadu
Horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum(L.) Verdc.) is a native to India and is an important food legume crop in the peninsular region.