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Germplasm & Breeding Section Webinar: Technology use in advancing progress in Germplasm use for the development of improved cane varieties
As part of the series of webinars that are being organized by the ISSCT in 2022 for its different disciplines, the Germplasm & Breeding Section Webinar will be held on Thursday 7 July 2022 at 11 a.m. GMT.

Programme: Introduction by Goolam Badaloo, Chair ISSCT Germplasm and Breeding Section

Guest Speaker: Addressing limits to faster progress in sugarcane breeding, with special reference to using genomic data
By Phil Jackson, Honorary Fellow, CSIRO, Australia

Use of latest analytical tools in simplifying variety selection at advanced stages in Mauritius
By Deepack Santchurn, MSIRI, Réduit, Mauritius

New and old technology to improve breeding
By George Piperidis, SRA, Australia

The Confirmation of the Status of Elite Parents for Brix within the Variety Improvement programme at WICSCBS
By Morexa Martin-Gardiner, West Indies Central Sugar Cane Breeding Station (WICSCBS), Barbados)

Benefits of Mixed Models in Sugarcane Breeding
By Jean Yves Hoarau (eRcane, Réunion Island)

Use of spatial variability and analysis at early selection stages in Brazil
By Danilo Eduardo Cursi and Luciana Gonçalves Chaves Castellani, Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira, CTC, Brazil

Standing on the shoulders of giants
By Anna Hale and James Todd (USDA-ARS Sugarcane Research Unit, Houma, LA)

BLUP analysis in sugarcane breeding
By Marvellous Zhou, South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI), South Africa)

The facilitators/organizers are:
- Dr Goolam Badaloo, Ag Research Manager, MSIRI, Mauritius
- Dr Danilo Cursi, CTC, Brazil
- Dr Marvellous Zhou, SASRI, South Africa
- Dr Jean Yves Hoarau, CIRAD/eRcane, Réunion
- and other Germplasm & Breeding Section members


Q&A Session


Language: The Webinar will be conducted in English.

Jul 7, 2022 11:00 AM in London

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