Returns to investment in new breeding technologies

  title={Returns to investment in new breeding technologies},
  author={John P. Brennan and Peter J. Martin},
Wheat breeding is an economic activity that has provided high returns on past investments. Recent developments include technologies that can lead to improved utilization of genetic resources, improved selection methods, more rapid fixed lines, improved statistical analysis, and improved targeting of production environments. They have the potential to allow for the development of new varieties more rapidly, and/or varieties with enhanced productivity in targeted environments, and varieties with… CONTINUE READING