Fast-breeding pea keeps disease on the run

Coghlan, Andy
July 1991
New Scientist;7/13/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1777, p28
Reports that the Indian government is the first in the world to approve the sale of a pigeon pea hybrid. Ability of the hybrid to resist fungal and viral diseases; Increased yield of the hybrid by 30 to 40 percent because each plant produces more pods and more peas per pod.


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