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WEBINAR: Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa

March 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa

Thursday 24th March, 2016 at 4.00 pm EAT (Check your time zone)

Duration: 40 mins

Questions: 20 mins

  Speakers

Craig Yencho

Prof Craig Yencho Distinguished Professor and Program Leader 

Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding and Genetics Programs

North Carolina State University

Lead PI, BMGF Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement Project (GT4SP)

 

 

Awais Khan

Assistant speaker; Dr Awais Khan- Scientist, 

International Potato center (CIP)

Abiotic Stress geneticist Potato & Sweet potato. His background is in population and quantitative genetics, comparative genomics and bioinformatics, with wide experience of genetic and genomic tools and techniques.

 

   Moderator: Mercy Kitavi

 

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Details

Date:
March 24, 2016
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement (GT4SP) Project
Email:
M.Kitavi(at)cgiar.org (Contact Person); C.Bukania@cgiar.org (Portal Administrator)