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    • Around 3467 accessions are being maintained in the germplasm nursery at the ICAR-IISR, Experimental Farm, Peruvannamuzhi, Kozhikode, Kerala.
    • 18 genotypes were characterized for pericarp thickness, dry recovery and biochemical... more
    • 622 accessions are being maintained in the field gene bank which consists of 423 accessions from Appangala, 102 accessions from Pampadumpara, 41 accessions from Mudigere and 56 accessions from Sakaleshapur.
    • Six genotypes (IC... more
    • 668 accessions are being maintained in the field gene bank. 
    • A new variety, IISR Vajra a clonal selection (Acc. 247) with bold and plumpy rhizomes, less fibre (5.67%) and high yield potential (26.38 tjha) was released. ... more
    • Around 1404 accessions are being maintained in the field gene bank and the germplasm conservatory was enriched with three new Curcuma longa and five Curcuma sp. from Andaman Islands.
    • 155 accessions, eight... more
  • Survey of transcriptomes by direct sequencing of fulllength transcripts in the range of 1 to 3 kb was done in black pepper and small cardamom using SMRT Sequencing with PacBio RS II System. Using the PacBio protocol, we obtained 53689 reads of... more

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