Genomic Selection: Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP340    | Article Id: BKAP340 | Page : 192-195
Citation :- Genomic Selection: Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2021.(36):192-195
Neeraj Budhlakoti, Dwijesh Chandra Mishra, Anil Rai, K.K. Chaturvedi, Anu Sharma, Sudhir Srivastava, Rajeev Ranjan Kumar neeraj35669@gmail.com
Address : ICAR- Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Pusa-110 012, New Delhi, India.
Submitted Date : 26-07-2021
Accepted Date : 19-08-2021


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. 



Genomic estimated breeding values Genomic selection Linkage disequilibrium Marker assisted selection Quantitative trait loci Single nucleotide polymorphisms


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