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Bunyamin Tar'an Associate Professor, Agri-Food Innovation Chair

2C12 - Agriculture Building

Research Area(s)

  • Breeding
  • Genetics and management of chickpea


Plant Sciences,Crop Development Centre


Ph.D (University of Guelph)
MSc. (University of Guelph)
BSc. (Sriwijaya University, Indonesia)

Selected Recent Publications

Ketema Daba, Thomas D. Warkentin, Rosalind Bueckert, Christopher D. Todd and Bunyamin Tar'an. 2016. Determination of photoperiod-sensitive phase in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L). Frontier Plant Sci. 7:478. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00478.

Ketema Daba, Tar’an, B., Bueckert, R., Warkentin, TD. (2016). Effect of Temperature and Photoperiod on Time to Flowering in Chickpea. Crop Science, 56:200-208. doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.07.0445

M. Laura Jefferies, Christian J. Willenborg, and Bunyamin Tar’an. 2016. Response of conventional and imidazolinone-resistant chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) cultivars to imazamox and/or imazethapyr applied post-emergence. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 96: 1–11 (dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps1-2015-0144).

Hussien Mohammed Beshir, Frances L. Walley, Rosalind Bueckert and Bunyamin Tar’an. 2015. Response of Snap Bean Cultivars to Rhizobium Inoculation under Dryland Agriculture in Ethiopia. Agronomy 2015, 5, 291-308; doi:10.3390/agronomy5030291.

Ashokkumar Kaliyaperumal, Marwan Diapari, Ambuj B Jha, Bunyamin Tar'an, Gene C Arganosa, Thomas D. Warkentin.  2015. Genetic diversity of nutritionally important carotenoids in 94 pea and 121 chickpea accessions.  Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 43:49-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2015.04.014.


  • PLSC 333 Tropical Crops of the World
  • PLSC 416 Applied Plant Biotechnology