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SPHI Brief 39: New Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement (GT4SP) are Coming On-Line

The sweetpotato breeding and genomics community of practice can now boast of new genomics and advanced modern breeding tools. The GT4SP`s current polyploid analytic toolbox includes a pipeline for hexaploid genotyping by sequencing, software for assigning marker genotypes1, establishing chromosome-scale linkage phase among marker alleles, constructing haplotypes, generating hexaploidy linkage …

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SPHI Brief 07: The Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement (GT4SP) Project

The GT4SP project, launched in September 2014, is a four-year investment to develop genomic and genetic resources for sweetpotato improvement with the goal of establishing molecular marker-assisted breeding resources for the global sweetpotato breeding community. We have several “firsts” already in generating new genetic resources.

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Genomic-Assisted Breeding in Sweetpotato: Current status and future opportunities

When conducting Genomic-Assisted Breeding in Sweetpotato we need: High-throughput, precise, accurate and standardized phenotyping in multiple environments Database to store and access genotypic, phenotypic and environment data Analytical tools for trait analysis, rapid identification of markers from sequence data marker-trait associations and genomic selections (most of these tools have to …

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