Progress of tissue culture and genetic transformation research in pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]

@article{Krishna2010ProgressOT,
  title={Progress of tissue culture and genetic transformation research in pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]},
  author={Gaurav Krishna and Pranhitha Reddy and Pramod Wasudeo Ramteke and Partha Sarathi Bhattacharya},
  journal={Plant Cell Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={1079-1095}
}
Pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] (Family: Fabaceae) is an important legume crop cultivated across 50 countries in Asia, Africa, and the Americas; and ranks fifth in area among pulses after soybean, common bean, peanut, and chickpea. It is consumed as a major source of protein (21%) to the human population in many developing countries. In India, it is the second important food legume contributing to 80% of the global production. Several biotic and abiotic stresses are posing a big threat… CONTINUE READING
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