Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 36 issue 3 (september 2021) : 192-195

Genomic Selection: Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges

Neeraj Budhlakoti, Dwijesh Chandra Mishra, Anil Rai, K.K. Chaturvedi, Anu Sharma, Sudhir Srivastava, Rajeev Ranjan Kumar
1ICAR- Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Pusa-110 012, New Delhi, India.
  • Submitted26-07-2021|

  • Accepted19-08-2021|

  • First Online 10-09-2021|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP340

Cite article:- Budhlakoti Neeraj, Mishra Chandra Dwijesh, Rai Anil, Chaturvedi K.K., Sharma Anu, Srivastava Sudhir, Kumar Ranjan Rajeev (2021). Genomic Selection: Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 36(3): 192-195. doi: 10.18805/BKAP340.

Now a days, Genomic Selection (GS) became a preferable choice for selection of appropriate candidate for animal and plant breeding research. Various studies related to GS has been done recently where it has shown potential benefits and advantages over traditional and conventional plant breeding methods. GS has been successfully implemented in various animal and plant breeding programs. It reduces the total costs by selecting the animals at early stage hence shorten the generation interval. Genomic selection is the future of livestock and plant breeding as it improves the genetic gain by decreasing genetic interval and improving reliability. Although there is a need of further investigation to improve the accuracy of genomic estimated breeding value and manage long-term genetic gain. This article provides a brief review what we have achieved through GS till yet and what is future scope and perspective in the GS research. 


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