Genomic prediction unifies animal and plant breeding programs to form platforms for biological discovery

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HICKEY, J. M.; CHIURUGWI, T.; MACKAY, I.; POWELL, W.; EGGEN, A.; KILIAN, A.; JONES, C.; CANALES, C.; GRATTAPAGLIA, D.; BASSI, F.; ATLIN, G.; GORJANC, G.; DAWSON, I.; RABBI, I.; RIBAUT, J.-M.; RUTKOSKI, J.; BENZIE, J.; LIGHTNER, J.; MWACHARO, J.; PARMENTIER, J.; ROBBINS, K.; SKOT, L.; WOLFE, M.; ROUARD, M.; CLARK, M.; AMER, P.; GARDINER, P.; HENDRE, P.; MRODE, R.; SIVASANKAR, S.; ... view all 35 authors
(2017)

<p>The rate of annual yield increases for major staple crops must more than double relative to current levels in order to feed a predicted global population of 9 billion by 2050. Controlled hybridization and selective breeding have been used for centuries to adapt plant... View more