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Increasing genetic gains in wheat through physiological genetics and breeding

Author: Sukumaran, S.
Author: Reynolds, M.P.
Author: Crossa, J.
Author: Lopes, M.S.
Author: Jarquin, D.
Author: Dreisigacker, S.
Author: Molero, G.
Author: Pinto Espinosa, F.
Author: Piñera Chavez, F.J.
Year: [2016]
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10883/19245
Abstract: In order to meet future wheat demand it is necessary to increase yield potential and develop stress adapted genotypes. To do so, research and breeding is conducted at CIMMYT through the International Wheat Yield Partnership (IWYP) platform combining physiology, genetics, and breeding. Physiological breeding focuses on understanding the physiology and genetics of key traits and conducting complementary crosses among them based on conceptual models to utilize the diversity present in the CIMMYT germplasm. Physiological breeding combined with genetic approaches (GWAS, QTLs, Genomic Selection) are used in the program to achieve genetic gains. (Reynolds and Langridge 2016 Current opinion in plant biology).
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Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Conference Poster
Place of Publication: Mexico
Pages: 1 poster
Agrovoc: WHEAT
Agrovoc: GENETIC GAIN
Agrovoc: GENETICS
Agrovoc: PLANT BREEDING


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    Wheat - breeding, phytopathology, physiology, quality, biotech

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