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9 irta fruitbreedomics mab services werner howad

  1. 1. FruitBreedomics MAB Service IRTA Werner Howad
  2. 2. A public company of the Government of Catalonia, linked to the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Action (DAR), subject to private law, created by Law 23/1985 of 28 November, subsequently modified by Law 4/2009 of 15 April.
  3. 3. The Centres Llesp Mas Badia Field Station Gimenells Fruit Centre Lleida Monells Centa Torre Marimon Alcarràs Field Station UdL-IRTA Foundation Lleida Field Station Borges Blanques Mollerussa Valls CReSA CREAF Cabrils CRAG Corporate Services CREDA Mas de Bover Ascó Gandesa Ebre Field Station Sant Carles de la Ràpita IRTA work centres Associated centres IRTA field stations Associated field stations Collaborating farms Semega
  4. 4. GENOMICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY ANIMAL GENETICS AND BREEDING CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN AGRICULTURAL GENOMICS Location: Barcelona, Bellaterra Associated with the IRTA, CSIC, UAB and UB Staff: 146 Research staff: 46, postdoc: 32, PhD students: 55 Support staff: 48, master students: 20 Facilities: Campus UAB - Edifici CRAG Bellaterra - Cerdanyola del Vallès 08193 Barcelona Tel.: 93563 66 00 Fax: 93 563 66 01 Centre located at UAB campus in Bellaterra. Greenhouses in the centre and Torre Marimon. Genotyping platforms, Genomics, DNA sequencing, confocal microscopy and image analysis. Director: Dr José Luis Riechmann
  5. 5. Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) Flesh color: yellow/white flesh Select for yellow flesh peaches/nectarines = dominant over P1 x P2 P1 x P2 Molecular Markers => 25% => 50% Selected Trees
  6. 6. Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) Flesh color: yellow/white flesh Peach: Molecular Markers Acidity: acid vs. sub-acid Fruit shape: round vs. flat Fruit type: peach vs. nectarine Flesh color: yellow vs.xwhite P1 P2 Flesh color: red vs. yellow/white Flesh color: red vs. yellow/white Flesh texture: melting vs. non melting freestone vs. clingstone Maturation period: short vs. long Flowering time: early vs. late Apricot: sharka resistance Self-(in)compatibility Plum: Self-(in)compatibility Selected Trees
  7. 7. From Science to Application Science Application
  8. 8. From Science to Application Science IRTA does mainly applied oriented science (fruit trees, strawberries, melon, vegetables). Developing and applying tools (molecular markers) for Marker Assisted Breeding (MAB) programs. Application
  9. 9. From Science to Application Science IRTA does mainly applied oriented science (fruit trees, strawberries, melon, vegetables). Developing and applying tools (molecular markers) for Marker Assisted Breeding (MAB) programs. Application Breeders have an interest to implement applied oriented science in their programs. Need of having their own R&D department to make use of the latest development in science.
  10. 10. From Science to Application Science IRTA does mainly applied oriented science (fruit trees, strawberries, melon, vegetables). Developing and applying tools (molecular markers) for Marker Assisted Breeding (MAB) programs. Application Breeders have an interest to implement applied oriented science in their programs. Need of having their own R&D department to make use of the latest development in science. To cope with this demand and to bridge the gap between Science and Application IRTA created in 1999 the MAB Service.
  11. 11. From Science to Application Application Science IRTA does mainly applied oriented science (fruit trees, strawberries, melon, vegetables). Developing and applying tools (molecular markers) for Marker Assisted Breeding (MAB) programs. Breeders have an interest to implement applied oriented science in their programs. Need of having their own R&D department to make use of the latest development in science. To cope with this demand and to bridge the gap between Science and Application IRTA created in 1999 the MAB Service. Service offered: Collaborations IRTA - Breeders (data analysis + advice)
  12. 12. FruitBreedomics MAB Service IRTA Contact: werner.howad@irta.ca t Werner Howad IRTA Tel: +34 692 08 38 16 MJ Aranzana P Arús
  13. 13. Thanks for your attention
  14. 14. From Science to Application Application Science IRTA does mainly applied oriented science (fruit trees, strawberries, melon, vegetables). Developing and applying tools (molecular markers) for Marker Assisted Breeding (MAB) programs. Breeders have an interest to implement applied oriented science in their programs. Need of having their own R&D department to make use of the latest development in science. To cope with this demand and to bridge the gap between Science and Application IRTA created in 1999 the MAB Service. Service offered: Collaborations IRTA - Breeders (data analysis + advice)

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