Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: progress and prospects

Kole, Chittaranjan, Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan, Henry, Robert, Edwards, David, Sharma, Rishu, Abberton, Michael, Batley, Jacqueline, Bentley, Alison, Blakeney, Michael, Bryant, John, Cai, Hongwei, Cakir, Mehmet, Cseke, Leland J., Cockram, James, de Oliveira, Antonio Costa, De Pace, Ciro, Dempewolf, Hannes, Ellison, Shelby, Gepts, Paul, Greenland, Andy, Hall, Anthony, Hori, Kiyosumi, Hughes, Stephen, Humphreys, Mike W., Iorizzo, Massimo, Ismail, Abdelbagi M., Marshall, Athole, Mayes, Sean, Nguyen, Henry T., Ogbonnaya, Francis C., Ortiz, Rodomiro, Paterson, Andrew H., Simon, Philipp W., Tohme, Joe, Tuberosa, Roberto, Valliyodan, Babu, Varshney, Rajeev K., Wullschleger, Stan D., Yano, Masahiro and Prasad, Manoj (2015) Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: progress and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6 AUG: 1-16. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00563

Author Kole, Chittaranjan
Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan
Henry, Robert
Edwards, David
Sharma, Rishu
Abberton, Michael
Batley, Jacqueline
Bentley, Alison
Blakeney, Michael
Bryant, John
Cai, Hongwei
Cakir, Mehmet
Cseke, Leland J.
Cockram, James
de Oliveira, Antonio Costa
De Pace, Ciro
Dempewolf, Hannes
Ellison, Shelby
Gepts, Paul
Greenland, Andy
Hall, Anthony
Hori, Kiyosumi
Hughes, Stephen
Humphreys, Mike W.
Iorizzo, Massimo
Ismail, Abdelbagi M.
Marshall, Athole
Mayes, Sean
Nguyen, Henry T.
Ogbonnaya, Francis C.
Ortiz, Rodomiro
Paterson, Andrew H.
Simon, Philipp W.
Tohme, Joe
Tuberosa, Roberto
Valliyodan, Babu
Varshney, Rajeev K.
Wullschleger, Stan D.
Yano, Masahiro
Prasad, Manoj
Title Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: progress and prospects
Journal name Frontiers in Plant Science   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1664-462X
Publication date 2015-08-11
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.3389/fpls.2015.00563
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 6
Issue AUG
Start page 1
End page 16
Total pages 16
Place of publication Lausanne, Switzerland
Publisher Frontiers Research Foundation
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Abstract Climate change affects agricultural productivity worldwide. Increased prices of food commodities are the initial indication of drastic edible yield loss, which is expected to increase further due to global warming. This situation has compelled plant scientists to develop climate change-resilient crops, which can withstand broad-spectrum stresses such as drought, heat, cold, salinity, flood, submergence and pests, thus helping to deliver increased productivity. Genomics appears to be a promising tool for deciphering the stress responsiveness of crop species with adaptation traits or in wild relatives toward identifying underlying genes, alleles or quantitative trait loci. Molecular breeding approaches have proven helpful in enhancing the stress adaptation of crop plants, and recent advances in high-throughput sequencing and phenotyping platforms have transformed molecular breeding to genomics-assisted breeding (GAB). In view of this, the present review elaborates the progress and prospects of GAB for improving climate change resilience in crops, which is likely to play an ever increasing role in the effort to ensure global food security.
Keyword Breeding
Climate change
Crop improvement
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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