Advanced Biotechnology and Breeding Centre (ABBC)
Breeding and Tissue Culture
Genetic and Fine Mapping Group
Molecular Genetics Group
List of technologies
Head of Unit
DR. RAJINDER SINGH
To use genomic based technologies to unravel the genome structure and organization of oil palm and explore its full potential for sustainable production.
To develop and apply genomic based diagnostic tools to help improve the efficiency of oil palm breeding and tissue culture.
Strategic Research Areas
Develop molecular markers and identify genes associated with traits of economic interest.
Establish the reference genome sequence for oil palm.
Utilize high throughput genomic platforms for diagnostic purposes.
Oil palm molecular cytogenetics and cytometric applications.