01 March 2021 → 28 February 2026
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Agricultural and food sciences
- Agricultural plant protection
food security distribution pulse crops yield reduction Ethiopia
Plant-parasitic nematodes cause yield decline in chickpea. Their biodiversity and damage level will be will be investigated in Ethiopia for the first time. Damage thresholds for Meloidogyne spp. on selected chickpea varieties will also be determined. In addition, resistant and susceptible varieties will be identified to guarantee a profitable culture of chickpea in the country.