USDA/Agricultural Research Service
Wayne W. Hanna
The goals of this project were to increase diversity of pearl millet germplasm available to breeders and researchers, identify sources of disease and pest resistance for pearl millet improvement, develop pearl millet with high yield, disease resistance, and superior grain quality for diverse uses, and expand markets for pearl millet.
1. Improve the productivity and stability of pearl millet cultivars. 2. Provide short- and long-term training for pearl millet breeders. U.S. 1. Use West African germplasm to improve germplasm and productivity of U.S. Hybrids.