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Advancement of Asian Cassava Molecular Breeding by Cutting-edge Technologies
Principal Investigator / Affiliation Dr. Motoaki Seki / RIKEN Plant Science Centreflag JapanJapan
Dr. Ham Huy Le / Institute of Agricultural Genetics (AGI)flag VietnamVietnam
Prof. Jarunya Narangajavana / Mahidol Universityflag ThailandThailand
Approved Fiscal Year 2012
Research Period 3 years
General Description of the Research Project This collaborative research project aims to identify useful cassava genes and to advance molecular breeding of useful cassava plants, such as those with high-yield and high added value in Southeast Asia, by applying leading-edge science and technology to useful genetic resources of cassava, an important tropical crop.
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Photo of Kickoff Meeting @ Hanoi (2013 Jan)
Kickoff Meeting @ Hanoi (2013 Jan)

 

Photo of Site Visit to Cassava Field (2013 Jan)
Site Visit to Cassava Field (2013 Jan)

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