Theresa Fulton, Cornell University
The course is a self-guided course exploration of mark-assisted breeding theory and methods. The course is geared towards scientists and students with a good background in biology, genetics, molecular markers and plant breeding. Additional resources are provided throughout the course to assist those with limited background knowledge.
Marker Assisted Breeding Course
- Selection of Markers in MAB
- Genetic Diversity and Germplasm Selection
- Tips on Phenotyping in MAB
- Genetic linkage mapping
- Quantitative trait analysis
- Applications and future directions??
Funding & Acknowledgements
The Integrated Breeding Platform (IBP) is jointly funded by: the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the European Commission, United Kingdom's Department for International Development, CGIAR, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and the CGIAR Fund Council. Coordinated by the Generation Challenge Program the Integrated Breeding Platform represents a diverse group of partners; including CGIAR Centers, national agricultural research institutes, and universities.
Peer review was provided by the Cornell University Plant Breeding department, Dr. R. Summers, RAGT Seeds, Cambridge, UK, and Robert Koebner.
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