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Genomic prediction in a large African maize population
(Crop Science Society of America, 2017)
Genomic prediction (GP) combines genomewide marker data with phenotypic data in a training population to predict the genomic estimated breeding values of untested individuals in a relevant testing population. Our objective ...
Discovery and validation of genomic regions associated with resistance to maize lethal necrosis in four biparental populations
(Springer; Springer Verlag, 2018)
In sub-Saharan Africa, maize is the key determinant of food security for smallholder farmers. The sudden outbreak of maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease is seriously threatening the maize production in the region. Understanding ...