European Breeding Plant College

Maize genetic resources for breeding purposes
11 May 2017 10:00

This Online course analyse 5 main topics:

  • Evaluation of the genetic resources available
    • Global
    • Temporal
    • Covering different actors
  • Preserving genetic resources
    • For farmers
    • For seed producers
    • For breeders
    • For keepers
    • For end users such as food, feed or non-food industries
  • Diversity available in maize genetic resources
  • Risks of losing maize genetic resources
  • Maize generic resources use for breeding and breeding strategies

To access the online course click HERE.


Lecturer: Jean BEIGBEDER

Expert and trainer, GNIS (National Interprofessional Grouping of Seeds and Plants); 

Manager selection corn Europe Syngenta: Establishment and management of a network of European selection and experimentation. Temporary management of 5 stations in the USA and one in RSA.

Organised by UniLaSalle




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