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DNA fingerprinting and the seed business in Thailand

By: Vanavichit, A | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico, DF (Mexico) | 7, Proceedings of the Asian Regional Maize Workshop Los Baños (Philippines) 23-27 Feb 1998.
Contributor(s): Tragoonrung, S [coaut.] | Vasal, S.K.|Gonzalez Ceniceros, F.|XiongMing, F [eds.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Los Baños, Laguna (Philippines) PCARRD : 2000Description: p. 152-154.Subject(s): Inbred lines | Maize | Pest control | Plant diseases | Tropical zones | Genetics AGROVOC | Hybrids AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOCSummary: In Thailand, almost 80% of the maize area is dominated by hybrids. To obtain hybrid uniformity, careful purification of inbred parents and controlled intercrossing are the pre-requisite. The conventional method of quality control generally practiced is by growing out. The advent of rapid and reliable DNA marker technology nowadays can be the method of choice for several applications including quality control, protecting breeder's right and doing marker assisted selection. The paper touches on various aspects including DNA marker technology, detection of off-type hybrids, hybrid registration program and marker assisted selection in a bidding and delivery system designed jointly between seed business, Department of Agricultural Extension (DOAE) and DNA Fingerprinting Unit.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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In Thailand, almost 80% of the maize area is dominated by hybrids. To obtain hybrid uniformity, careful purification of inbred parents and controlled intercrossing are the pre-requisite. The conventional method of quality control generally practiced is by growing out. The advent of rapid and reliable DNA marker technology nowadays can be the method of choice for several applications including quality control, protecting breeder's right and doing marker assisted selection. The paper touches on various aspects including DNA marker technology, detection of off-type hybrids, hybrid registration program and marker assisted selection in a bidding and delivery system designed jointly between seed business, Department of Agricultural Extension (DOAE) and DNA Fingerprinting Unit.

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