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Current status and future strategy in breeding grasspea (Lathyrus sativus)
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The coordinated, multidisciplinary approach now being applied to the genetic improvement of grasspea should allow the potential of this largely neglected grain legume to be fully realized.
Inheritance of Resistance to Ascochyta Blight in Lentil
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The inheritance of resistance to ascochyta blight in lentil was studied using as parents the Canadian cultivars Eston and Laird and two resistant lines from'ICARDA, ILL-5588 and I LL-5684, indicating that it will be easy to select for as cochyta resistance in Laird lentil.
Luanco-INIA, a large-seeded cultivar of Lathyrus sativus released in Chile
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A new large-seeded cultivar, named Luanco-INIA, was obtained through pure line selection from accession LS-0027, from the Chilean grass pea germplasm collection, and was included in yield trials over three years at five central-south and south locations.
Region 2: South America.
Cool season food legumes are grown in most Latin American countries. Lentils, peas, chickpeas and lupins are among the most important food legumes in these countries, where they are part of the
Discussion group: Latin America
The discussion group considered cool season food legume crops grown in the Latin American region. This region extends from north to south and includes: Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Jamaica,
Lentil production in Chile
TLDR
“Araucana-INIA” is the most widely used cultivar in Chile, and one of the main features is its large seed size.
ASTRO-INIA: PRIMERA VARIEDAD DE POROTO GRANADO TIPO COSCORRÓN DE HÁBITO DE CRECIMIENTO DETERMINADO ARBUSTIVO Astro-INIA: First green shelled bean variety coscorron type with a determinated bush
TLDR
Besides its good architecture, Astro-INIA is notable for its earliness and good culinary quality, similarly to other coscorron varieties and landraces used in Chile for green shelled bean production.
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