Status and prospects of marker-assisted and genomic plant breeding

N. A. Kolchanov, A. V. Kochetov, E. A. Salina, L. A. Pershina, E. K. Khlestkina, V. K. Shumny

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State-of-the-art approaches to obtaining new plant varieties based on the potential of traditional breeding and the use of modern methods and achievements in genetics and genomics are considered. The opportunities and advantages of marker-assisted and genomic selection, as well as the importance of developing advanced methods in phenomics and genome editing, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-131
Number of pages7
JournalHerald of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017


  • broadening genetic diversity
  • directed mutagenesis
  • genomic selection
  • hybrid breeding
  • marker-assisted selection
  • molecular markers
  • plant breeding


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