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AgriX Forum 168 Notice | Heterosis Analysis and Genome Breeding Methods of Maize


2022-10-18 16:07

      In the last AgriX Forum, Lin Rongcheng, a teacher from the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was invited to share the content of "Research on the Regulation Mechanism of Chlorophyll Synthesis and Chloroplast Protein Ubiquitination Degradation". The lecture was very wonderful. Welcome to watch the replay.
      This is the 168th issue of AgriX Forum (October 19). Professor Xiao Yingjie from Huazhong Agricultural University was invited to share the contents of "Heterosis Analysis and Genome Breeding Methods of Maize". Welcome to this lecture!

keynote speaker

Professor Xiao Yingjie, Huazhong Agricultural University

Arrangement of the 168th Lecture

Xiao Yingjie

      Xiao Yingjie, doctor, professor of Huazhong Agricultural University, winner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. Genetic Analysis and Genomic Breeding of Long term Maize Complex Traits. In recent years, many key genes controlling plant type, flowering and grain dehydration have been cloned with yield, mechanized harvesting and other important breeding traits as the core and big data analysis as the driving force. Combining quantitative genetics and machine learning algorithm, the genetic mechanism of maize heterosis was analyzed, and goal oriented multi trait optimization TOP technology was developed to help genome design and breeding. Relevant research achievements have published 14 papers in authoritative journals of the industry such as Genome Biology, Molecular Biology and Evolution, and Molecular Plant, with a total of more than 1600 citations. Presided over 6 national key research and development sub projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

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