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Chickpea breeding and management.

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This book covers all aspects of chickpea breeding and management, including: origin, taxonomy and ecology; geographic distribution; nutrition; genetics and cytogenetics; breeding methods and achievements; wild relatives; and genetic enrichment using molecular biology and biotechnology. Presenting the most complete and up-to-date research on chickpea production, management, cropping systems, diseas...


Chapter 4 (Page no: 72)

Uses, consumption and utilization.

Chickpea consumption in India, Australia, USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Africa, Arab Countries, China, Myanmar and Nepal are described in this chapter. Food preparations from chickpea, and methods of chickpea processing in India and other countries are presented. Tabulated data on the quality characteristics and common uses of some chickpea cultivars in India are provided.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) History and origin of chickpea. Author(s): Redden, R. J. Berger, J. D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Taxonomy of the genus Cicer revisited. Author(s): Maesen, L. J. G. van der Maxted, N. Javadi, F. Coles, S. Davies, A. M. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 47) The ecology of chickpea. Author(s): Berger, J. D. Turner, N. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 101) Nutritional value of chickpea. Author(s): Wood, J. A. Grusak, M. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 143) Antinutritional factors. Author(s): Muzquiz, M. Wood, J. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 167) Area, production and distribution. Author(s): Knights, E. J. Açıkgöz, N. Warkentin, T. Bejiga, G. Yadav, S. S. Sandhu, J. S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 179) Chickpea: Rhizobium management and nitrogen fixation. Author(s): Kantar, F. Hafeez, F. Y. Shivakumar, B. G. Sundaram, S. P. Tejera, N. A. Aslam, A. Bano, A. Raja, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 193) Chickpea in cropping systems. Author(s): Berrada, A. F. Shivakumar, B. G. Yaduraju, N. T.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 213) Nutrient management in chickpea. Author(s): Ahlawat, I. P. S. Gangaiah, B. Zahid, M. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 233) Weed management in chickpea. Author(s): Yenish, J. P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 246) Irrigation management in chickpea. Author(s): Sekhon, H. S. Singh, G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 268) Integrated crop production and management technology of chickpea. Author(s): Pande, S. Gan, Y. Pathak, M. Yadav, S. S.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 291) Commercial cultivation and profitability. Author(s): Reddy, A. A. Mathur, V. C. Yadav, M. Yadav, S. S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 321) Genetics and cytogenetics. Author(s): McNeil, D. Ahmad, F. Abbo, S. Bahl, P. N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 338) Utilization of wild relatives. Author(s): Abbo, S. Redden, R. J. Yadav, S. S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 355) Biodiversity management in chickpea. Author(s): Redden, R. J. Furman, B. J. Upadhyaya, H. D. Pundir, R. P. S. Gowda, C. L. L. Coyne, C. J. Enneking, D.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 369) Conventional breeding methods. Author(s): Salimath, P. M. Toker, C. Sandhu, J. S. Kumar, J. Suma, B. Yadav, S. S. Bahl, P. N.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 391) Breeding achievements. Author(s): Gaur, P. M. Gowda, C. L. L. Knights, E. J. Warkentin, T. Açıkgöz, N. Yadav, S. S. Kumar, J.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 417) Chickpea seed production. Author(s): Gastel, A. J. G. van Bishaw, Z. Niane, A. A. Gregg, B. R. Gan, Y.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 445) Ciceromics: advancement in genomics and recent molecular techniques. Author(s): Rajesh, P. N. McPhee, K. E. Ford, R. Pittock, C. Kumar, J. Muehlbauer, F. J.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 458) Development of transgenics in chickpea. Author(s): McPhee, K. E. Croser, J. Sarmah, B. Ali, S. S. Amla, D. V. Rajesh, P. N. Zhang, H. B. Higgins, T. J.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 474) Abiotic stresses. Author(s): Toker, C. Lluch, C. Tejera, N. A. Serraj, R. Siddique, K. H. M.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 497) Diseases and their management. Author(s): Singh, G. Chen, W. Rubiales, D. Moore, K. Sharma, Y. R. Gan, Y.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 520) Host plant resistance and insect pest management in chickpea. Author(s): Sharma, H. C. Gowda, C. L. L. Stevenson, P. C. Ridsdill-Smith, T. J. Clement, S. L. Rao, G. V. R. Romeis, J. Miles, M. El-Bouhssini, M.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 538) Storage of chickpea. Author(s): Demianyk, C. J. White, N. D. G. Jayas, D. S.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 555) International trade. Author(s): Dusuncelı, F. Wood, J. A. Gupta, A. Yadav, M. Yadav, S. S.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 576) Crop simulation models for yield prediction. Author(s): Anwar, M. R. O'Leary, G. Brand, J. Redden, R. J.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 602) Chickpea farmers. Author(s): Kumar, J. Dusuncelı, F. Knights, E. J. Materne, M. Warkentin, T. Chen, W. Gaur, P. M. Bejiga, G. Yadav, S. S. Satyanarayana, A. Rahman, M. M. Yadav, M.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 617) Genotype by environment interaction and chickpea improvement. Author(s): Berger, J. D. Speijers, J. Sapra, R. L. Sood, U. C.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Pulse Research Laboratory, Division of Genetics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110 012, India.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2007
  • ISBN
  • 9781845932138
  • Record Number
  • 20073094748