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- Trethowan, R. M., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Crop & pasture science 2012 v.63 no.5 pp. 419-428
- Cicer arietinum; chickpeas; flowering; genetic improvement; germplasm; grain yield; heat stress; heat tolerance; pods; seed yield; temperature
- ... Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is an important food legume and heat stress affects chickpea ontogeny over a range of environments. Generally, chickpea adapts to high temperatures through an escape mechanism. However, heat stress during reproductive development can cause significant yield loss. The most important effects on the reproductive phase that affect pod set, seed set and yield are: (1) flow ...