Workshop 4

2020-02-10 - 2020-02-15
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Next generation genomics for developing climate resilient crops


Summary of the workshop (prepared by H. Kudapa)


- Genomics Assisted Breeding-Overview
- Inspirational message from public sector perspectives
- Inspirational message from private sector perspectives
- Address by Chief Guest
- Inaugural Address
- Climate resilient crops for food and nutrition security in post-genomics era: A challenge
- Introduction to the molecular marker technology, genomics and molecular breeding
- Exposure to high throughput sequencing and genotyping technologies
- Germplasm sequence data, access and benefit sharing, and International policy-perspectives on the future of plant genetic resource digital sequence information
- Developing climate resilient highly nutritious chickpeas for 50 degrees north regions

  • Rajeev Varshney
  • PK Gupta
  • Yogendra S Verma
  • V Praveen Rao
  • Peter Carberry
  • Rakesh Srivastava
  • Anu Chitikineni
  • Eric Von Wettberg
  • Bunyamin Tar'an

Marker development and appropriate genotyping platforms for crop improvement

Genotyping technologies: Evolution and application

Genetic mapping for trait dissection

Phenotyping for diseases with special reference to legumes

Cross-disciplinary efforts to support crop improvement in complex SAT environments

Climate change challenges to the breeders in developing resilient cultivars & role of genomics

Breeding with the speed of climate change

Visit to LeasyScan Facility

Visit to Centre of Excellence on Climate Change Research for Plant Protection (CoE-CCRPP)

  • Manish Pandey
  • Manish Roorkiwal
  • Santosh Deshpande
  • Mamta Sharma
  • Jana Kholova
  • CV Sameer Kumar
  • Vikas Singh
  • Jana Kholova
  • Mamta Sharma

Requirements and approaches for QTL analysis

QTL mapping, Do’s and Don’ts

Geospatial products for food security and impact analysis

Breeding for billions-Tools and approaches

Development of Climate change resilient breeding lines of Samba Mahsuri through molecular breeding

High throughput genotyping for accelerating development of better varieties

Genomic Selectionfor Crop Improvement

Genomics Open-source BreedingInformatics Initiative (GOBii)-transforming breeding through integrated data management and analysis & Demo

  • Rachit Saxena
  • Mahendar Thudi
  • Murali Gumma
  • T Nepolean
  • RM Sundaram
  • Rajaguru Bohar
  • Manish Roorkiwal
  • Himabindu Kudapa

Speed Breeding

Haplotype based breeding for crop Improvement

Advancements in Soybean Genomic Research and Potential Applications

Genebank for crop improvement/ Visit to Genebank

How Conservation Agriculture Delivers To Resilience Against Climatic Risks?

Halophytes: an untapped resource to improve salinity stress tolerance in crops


Diversity analyses of large-scale SNPs datasets

Studying the impact of temperature on pigeonpea male sterility using a multi-omics approach

  • Lee Hickey
  • Pallavi Sinha
  • Vania Azevedo
  • ML Jat
  • Sergey Shabala
  • Sergey Shabala
  • Prasad Bajaj
  • Lekha Pazhamala

Towards designed genetic improvement of root system for developing of climate-resilient crop

Digitization of breeding programs

Pre-breeding for crop improvement

Integrated breeding of pulses for adaptation to climate change

Opportunities offered by plant phenomics for accelerating genome aided crop improvement-to enhance climate resilience inagriculture

Biotechnological interventions for intractable traits and advanced breeding efforts in SAT crops

Mainstreaming climate smart agriculture into development planning and action: Evidence from semiarid region in India

The extraordinary impact of CRISPR/Cas-genome editing and associated tools in precision plant breeding

  • Yusaku Uga
  • Abhishek Rathore
  • Shivali Sharma
  • Pooran Gaur
  • Jagadish Rane
  • Pooja Bhatnagar Mathur
  • Shalander Kumar
  • Kutubuddin Ali Molla

Genomicsassisted breeding for chickpea improvement

Panel Session: Way forward for climate resilient agriculture
Chair: Swapan Datta, fmr DDG-CS, ICAR, University of Calcutta, India

• NP Singh, Director, ICAR-IIPR, India
• Vilas Tonapi, Director, ICAR-IIMR, India
• T Radhakrishnan, Director, ICAR-DGR, India
• Tara Satyavathi, Project Coordinator, ICAR-AICRP on Pearl Millet, India

Valedictory Session


  • C Bharadwaj
  • NP Singh
  • Vilas Tonapi
  • T Radhakrishnan
  • Tara Satyavathi


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