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Quinoa varietal selection and production development for suitable ecological areas in Vietnam




Nguyễn Việt Long – Faculty of Agronomy

Overall objective

To select and developQuinoa varieties for suitable ecological areas in Vietnamcontributing to the restructuring of crops in the context of climate change

Specific objectives

1)Select 2-3 lines for pilot testing;

2)Select a variety that is qualified for for trial production with a yield of 2.0 tons / ha, a protein content of 15-21%; drought tolerance (maximum soil moisture level of 40-50%) or maximum salinity tolerance (80-120 mM NaCl equivalent to 4-6 o / oo);

3)Develop a process of cultivating quinoa/ ecological zones (study 3 ecological zones);

4)Establish 01 model ecological/ /area (studying 3 ecological zones), with a minimum area of 3 ha/area, yield of 2 tons/ha in appropriate ecological zones;

5)Train 3 masters,

6)Publish 3scientific papers (2 domestic articles, 1 Scopus/ISI article).