Genetic Gain, Genetic Diversity, and Genomic Selection, Can Plant Breeders Have It All?

JESSICA RUTKOSKI, Assistant Professor of Small Grains Breeding, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Author
12/09/2020 Added
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A tradeoff exists between increasing genetic diversity and accelerating rates of short-term genetic gain in breeding programs. However, new selection methods are available to help breeders break this tradeoff. In this talk I will illustrate these points using examples from my recent research based on real and simulated plant breeding programs.

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