New PDF release: Chickpea Breeding and Management (Cabi Publishing)

By Shyam S Yadav, R R Redden, W Chen, Balram Sharma

The chickpea is an historical crop that continues to be vital in either built and constructing international locations. This authoritative account by means of foreign specialists covers all features of chickpea breeding and administration, and the built-in pest administration and biotechnology functions which are vital to its development. With subject matters lined together with foundation and taxonomy, ecology, distribution and genetics, this booklet combines the various and sundry learn matters impacting on construction and usage of the chickpea crop on its trip from paddock to plate.

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Furthermore, it is unlikely that all the species endemic to this region have been discovered and described. Short Species Descriptions with Ecogeographic Notes 1. C. acanthophyllum Borissova, Novit. Syst. Pl. , Leningrad 6: 167 (1970). n. (Holo: LE). Also considered as C. macracanthum subsp. acanthophyllum (Borissova) Seferova (1995). Erect or shrubby perennial, (15−)20–35(−50) cm high. Leaves paripinnate, (20−)32–55(−65) mm long, terminating in a spine, with 8–20 obovate leaflets, 2–6(−8) × (1−)3–5 mm.

Seeds obovoid. Flowering July–August. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia; 2000 m. 6. C. G. Popov) Linczevski, Not. Syst. Herb. Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. USSR 9: 112 (1949). Type: USSR: Tadzhik SSR, lower Darvaz Mts between Chovaling and Yakh-su rivers, from Zagara pass to Jakh-su river, Michelson 1428 (Holo: LE). Basionym: C. flexuosum Lipsky subsp. baldshuanicum Popov, Trudy Prikladnoi Botanike Genetike i Selekcii 21: 211 (1929). Erect perennial, 30–60 cm high. Stems mostly eglandular pubescent. Leaves imparipinnate or paripinnate, 50–100(−150) mm long, terminating in a simple or branched tendril, or a leaflet with a tendrilous midrib, with 8–16, rounded, obovate or flabellate leaflets, (5−)10–20(−22) × 4–15 mm.

The major taxonomic divisions were made on the basis of flower size, life span, growth habit, whether the plants are woody or herbaceous, and form of leaf apex, terminating in a tendril, spine or This chapter reviews the taxonomy of the genus Cicer (Leguminosae, Cicereae), taking into account the 1972 revision and the 1987 update by van der Maesen, and new data available since then. Brief descriptions enumerate the 44 species known at present. Improved identification aids for Cicer taxa are presented: a dichotomous key and a tabular key.

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