Unveiling the Tapestry of Innovation in Plant Breeding and Genetics for Sustainable Agriculture

Zunaira Nazli1, Tafseer Zahra1, and Ume Ruqia Zainab2

1Department of Botany, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 38040, Punjab, Pakistan 2Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, 38040, Punjab, Pakistan

*Corresponding author: zunairanazli804@gmail.com

To Cite this Article :

Nazli Z and Zahra T, 2024. Unveılıng the tapestry of ınnovatıon ın plant breedıng and genetıcs for sustaınable agrıculture. Trends in Animal and Plant Sciences 3: 31-34. https://doi.org/10.62324/TAPS/2024.024


This comprehensive review navigates the evolving landscape of plant breeding and genetics, encapsulated the title unveiling the Tapestry of Innovation, A Comprehensive Review of Advances in Plant Breeding and Genetics for Sustainable Agriculture. The exploration begins by tracing the historical trajectory from traditional breeding methods to cutting-edge molecular technologies. In "Revolutionizing Plant Breeding: From Classical to Modern Techniques," the narrative unfolds, spotlighting the pivotal shift brought about by molecular markers and CRISPR-Cas9, showcasing their role in expediting the breeding process and enabling precise genetic modifications. Decoding the Genetic Blueprint of Crops, delves into the tools shaping our understanding of plant genetics. From the power of genome sequencing to the strategic insights offered by QTL mapping and the nuanced realm of epigenetics, this section emphasizes how decoding the genetic blueprint empowers breeders to make informed decisions for targeted crop improvements. Strategies for Resilient and High-Yielding Crop Varieties, explores the practical applications of modern plant breeding. Breeding for climate resilience, enhancing nutritional content through bio fortification, and integrating pest and disease resistance highlight the dynamic strategies employed to develop crops resilient to environmental challenges and beneficial for human health. This review concludes by delving into ethical considerations and future directions, providing a holistic perspective on the evolving landscape of plant breeding and genetics. By unraveling this tapestry of innovation, the review underscores the pivotal role of plant breeding in addressing global challenges and contributing to a sustainable agricultural future.

Article Overview

  • Volume : 3
  • Pages : 31-34