Oil Palm Mutation Breeding

Creation of variability through mutations

Creation of variability through mutations (Oil Palm Mutation Breeding)

Project Detail

Oil Palm Mutation Breeding Project is a collaborative research between CSIR-OPRI, the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The seeks to identify useful mutants by selfing M1 palms (which were grown from irradiated seed or seed produced from irradiated pollen) to obtain M2 palms for evaluation and characterization.
  • Partners: GAEC, IAEA
  • Sector:Agriculture
  • Start Date:01/02/2018
  • End Date:31/03/2023


CSIR-Oil Palm Research Institute, P.O.Box KD 74, Kade, Eastern Region.

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