Dr. Godfree Chigeza: IITA's soybean breeding program

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a key player in tropical soybean research and a partner of the Soybean Innovation Lab.

Dr. Godfree Chigeza, Soybean Breeder, shares some thoughts about his new position at IITA-Lusaka, Zambia. More specifically, he describes his plans for the breeding program at IITA, addresses some of the objectives of the breeding program, and comments on IITA’s collaboration with the National Agricultural Research System.

Resources:

1) "IITA-Soybean varieties release Zambia-Malawi"
http://tropicalsoybean.com/sites/default/files/IITA-Soybean%20varieties%...

2) "Soybean breeding in Southern Africa makes great strides"
http://tropicalsoybean.com/sites/default/files/Soybean%20breeding%20in%2...

3) "Breeding for Promiscuous Soybeans at IITA"
http://tropicalsoybean.com/sites/default/files/Breeding%20for%20Promiscu...

Enjoy!

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