INRA Researchers Develop New Methods for Genomic Selection, Association Mapping in Wheat | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Scientists at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) have developed a number of new methods that could be used in genomic selection and association mapping in wheat and potentially other crops.

After genotyping several hundred lines of a multiparental wheat population using an Illumina microarray for wheat, they created a method to estimate the contribution of each parent in the evolved population, as well as a new approach to identify quantitative trait loci under selection.

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