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Organisation

Applied Genetics and Breeding

Division

Lifecycle:1 Oct 2002  →  31 Dec 2018
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In this research area, we survey the genetic diversity, habitat and evolution over time of plant populations. Relationships between and among genetic sources are applied to breeding. This breeding research includes development and use of molecular markers, embryo rescue, polyploidization and protoplast fusion. We make (interspecific) crosses with improved disease resistance, better use of nutrients, drought resistance, and more.