Genomics-assisted Maize Breeding: Status and Opportunities


This will be a webinar that will provide an opportunity to learn from the broad range of experiences from CIMMYT and external resource persons (seed companies and ARIs). The webinar will facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experiences on ‘ Genomic-assisted maize breeding: Status and Opportunities’’ from subject matter specialists, followed by discussions and Q&A.

  1. Current status, challenges and opportunities on integrating genomic tools in maize breeding;
  2. Trait linked markers and the way forward
  3. Current status of genomic selection
  4. Insights from academia and industry on the scope of genomics based breeding