Title: Symposium--Next Generation Trait Mapping & Molecular Breeding for Accelerating Genetic Gains
Lead Community Sponsor:
Cosponsor: C01 Crop Breeding and Genetics, C08 Plant Genetic Resources, C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
Format: Oral Symposium
Keywords: genetic mapping, genoimics, molecular breeding and trait discovery
Session Description: This symposium will have both invited as well as contributed presentations in the area of novel trait discovery approaches such as genome-wide association studies, nested association mapping, multi-parents advanced genetic cross (MAGIC) mapping, QTL-seq/ Seq-BSA and modern genomics-assisted breeing approaches such as genomic selection and forward breeding. Deployment of these approaches will help accelerating genetic gains in crop breeding.