A route to high recombinogenic genotypes

24/11/2021

A new paper published by CEPLAS member Benjamin Stich and his team (HHU) uncovers a new method to identify highly recombinogenic genotypes.

The research group has developed a method to identify so-called highly recombinogenic individuals by using natural variations. Their method, tested in a large-scale barley experiment, was published in the Plant Biotechnology Journal.

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Differences in recombination rates among the 45 spring barley families, red indicates a high recombination rate and white indicates a low recombination rate. (Figure: HHU / Federico Casale)

Heinrich Heine University
University of Cologne
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
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