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Molecular breeding & genetic engineering for drought tolerance What scope ? Vincent Vadez ICRISAT
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ICRISAT in short International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics 5 mandate crops : Chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut Pearl millet, sorghum 1.3 Billions people in drought-prone areas (India/Africa) Drought is a major research focus for ICRISAT
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Drought research at ICRISAT Today’s presentation MAS (pearl millet, sorghum) - PNHI and staygreen QTL identification (chickpea) -Roots QTL identification + Transgenics (groundnut) - Transpiration Efficiency (TE)
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MAS for pearl millet Pearl millet line-source irrigation experiment, summer drought nursery, ICRISAT-Patancheru
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MAS for pearl millet LG 2 M322 M394 M214 M321 M592 M443 M356 M738 Panicle no. 2 Biomass yield 2 Stover yield 2 Drought tolerance per se Stress performance Stress “H 77 allele” “PRLT allele” 40 cM Grain yield 2 100-grain mass 3 Harvest index 3 1 3 3 3 Panicle grain no. 1 Leaf rolling 1 A major terminal drought tolerance QTL on LG2 Grain yield (g m -2 ) 250 270 290 310 330 350 370 390 410 430 450 100% 92% 83% 75% 66% 58% 49% 41% 32% Percentage of non-stress irrigation ICMR 01029 PRLT 2/89-33 H 77/833-2
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MAS for pearl millet Near-isogenic pearl millet hybrids differing in terminal drought tolerance 843A x ICMR 01029 843A x H77 (=HHB 67) : Smaller percentage of florets setting grains : Poorer grain filling
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MAS for pearl millet Neutron probe observations in the field 20 25 30 35
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