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PhD project ESR (3): 'Application of a Multiparent Advanced Generation Intercross (MAGIC) in wheat genetics and breeding'

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Trait mapping with multi-founder populations (MAGIC) can detect multiple quantitative trait loci (QTL) interacting across traits and environments, and locate these to small genetic intervals. MAGIC populations have been used successfully for these purposes in model species (e.g. Arabidopsis) though work on crops is less advanced. There remain questions about how to best design, deploy and utilise these resources. In crops there are direct benefits, providing sources of novel trait QTL combinatio...

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Biological sciences
Agricultural sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsNetherlands
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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Wageningen UR

NIAB, Cambridge, UK, and partly in Wageningen, the Netherlands