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An ICARDA PhD trainee from Bangladesh has been awarded a prestigious award in the United States for his work on lentil bio-fortification.
Although grasspea contains toxins that are dangerous for human health, improved cultivars are making this hardy pulse an increasingly viable option.
Dilrukshi Thavarajah, assistant professor at Clemson University, USA, sees ICP 2016 as a way to increase awareness of pulsesā€™ nutritional qualities that combat micro-nutrient deficiencies and obesity.