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Multiple Interval Mapping with Epistasis and Marker-Assisted Predictive Breeding

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Award date: 
Jun 14, 2012
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Zeng, Zhao-Bang
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

This project develops statistical methods for studying complex genetics in populations and for designing breeding methods. It will open a new era in plant breeding--breeding by genetic design. The project marries the expertise at NC State University in the study of complex traits with the needs in Syngenta Biotechnology Inc. for plant breeding.

Fiscal year: 
2012