Integrated breeding platform - Plant breeding software

5th International Conference on Next Generation Genomics and Integrated Breeding for Crop Improvement

November 27, 2014



This GCP-sponsored event will be held at ICRISAT, Greater Hyderabad, India.

Follow all sessions on live webcast, starting Feb. 18. at 8:35 am IST.


Key themes

The conference will provide a platform for scientists and other stakeholders to communicate, share ideas and present their work on different aspects of modern genomics and breeding for crop improvement for global food security. It will be organised into structured technical sessions with eminent guest speakers in the fields of genetics, genomics, breeding and allied sciences. A poster session will also be arranged to encourage participation by younger researchers.

The key themes for presentations and discussion are:

  • Next generation genomics
  • Novel mapping approaches and QTLs
  • Advances in phenotyping and trait mapping
  • Marker-assisted selection/backcrossing
  • Genomic selection
  • Decision support tools for breeding
  • New horizons for crop improvement


Participation is set by invitation but an additional 150 participants will be allowed to attend by registering online. For more information, please contact Dr Rajeev Varshney - Conference Organizer 


See also:

Conference flyer

Conference programme

Conference website 

Abstract book



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