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Record number 497761
Title Opportunities for Products of New Plant Breeding Techniques
Author(s) Schaart, J.G.; Wiel, C.C.M. van de; Lotz, L.A.P.; Smulders, Rene
Source Trends in Plant Science 21 (2016)5. - ISSN 1360-1385 - p. 438 - 449.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2015.11.006
Department(s) WUR PB Siergewassen, Tissue Culture
WUR PB Abiotische Stress
PPO/PRI AGRO Toegepaste Plantenecologie
WUR PB Biodiversiteit en Genetische Variatie
WUR Plant Breeding
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Abstract Various new plant breeding techniques (NPBT) have a similar aim, namely to produce improved crop varieties that are difficult to obtain through traditional breeding methods. Here, we review the opportunities for products created using NPBTs. We categorize products of these NPBTs into three product classes with a different degree of genetic modification. For each product class, recent examples are described to illustrate the potential for breeding new crops with improved traits. Finally, we touch upon the future applications of these methods, such as cisgenic potato genotypes in which specific combinations of Phytophthora infestans resistance genes have been stacked for use in durable cultivation, or the creation of new disease resistances by knocking out or removing S-genes using genome-editing techniques.
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