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Agrigenomics

Transform the Future of Agriculture

Agricultural genomics, or agrigenomics (the application of genomics in agriculture), has and will continue to drive sustainable productivity and offer solutions to the mounting challenges of feeding the global population. Using modern technology, farmers, breeders, and researchers can easily identify the genetic markers linked to desirable traits, informing cultivation and breeding decisions.

We are dedicated to advancing the future of agrigenomics through product development and interaction with the community. Our microarray and next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies are helping researchers and breeders develop healthier and more productive crops and livestock.

Accelerating Agrigenomics Breakthroughs

Improve plant and animal selection, nutrition, health surveillance, traceability, and veterinary diagnostics systems.

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Agricultural Genomics Applications

Plant and Animal Genomics
Plant and Animal Genomics

Researchers are using genotyping and next-generation sequencing technologies to study agricultural species and gain a better understanding of the genetic variation influencing phenotypes.

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Commercial Agriculture
Commercial Agriculture

Agrigenomics empowers applications such as trait screening, marker-assisted backcrossing, and parentage testing. Our technologies help researchers and breeders evaluate and predict genetic merit.

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Agriculture Consortia
Agriculture Consortia

Illumina facilitates collaborations between breeders and researchers so they can develop custom products for their species of interest. Members pool resources, Illumina coordinates, and everyone benefits.

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Agricultural Community
Agricultural Community

Illumina is dedicated to making tangible contributions to the agricultural community. We are committed to enabling groundbreaking research that aims to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty around the globe.

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Empowering Agrigenomics Across the Globe

“This is the most exciting time to be in genomics,” says Charlie Johnson from Texas A&M University. He, along with Chris Austin and Larry Croft from Deakin University in Australia and Ryo Koyanagi from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) in Japan, discuss how the NovaSeq System is making large-scale plant and animal sequencing projects possible.

The NovaSeq 6000 is Empowering Genomics Across the Globe

Recent Articles in Agrigenomics

Toxic Algae Blooms Are on the Rise. Sequencing Can Help Manage Them.
Toxic Algae Blooms Are on the Rise. Sequencing Can Help Manage Them.

How Southern California scientists are working to stay ahead of dangerous outbreaks

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eDNA Frontiers Is Demystifying Earth’s Environmental Biodiversity Through NGS
eDNA Frontiers Is Demystifying Earth’s Environmental Biodiversity Through NGS

The group sequences environmental DNA to detect which organisms live in an ecosystem, assist in biodiversity audits, identify invasive species, contribute to the conservation of rare and elusive organisms, and more.

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How Indigenous Scientists Are Taking Control of Their Data
How Indigenous Scientists Are Taking Control of Their Data

Next-generation sequencing is helping Native nations with sovereignty and genetic research

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Genomics and Feeding a Hungry World

Genomics and Feeding a Hungry World

Agriculture has sustained and enhanced human life for thousands of years, but a changing environment and expanding population is increasing demand for more productive and more sustainable farming. Listen to Dr. Andrzej Kilian of Diversity Arrays Technology describe how NGS-based genotyping is helping to develop more sustainable agriculture practices.

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Agrigenomics Research Stories

Farm Aid: How Genomics Changed Herd Management
Farm Aid: How Genomics Changed Herd Management

Genotyping enables a farmer to enhance the quantity and quality of milk produced by his herd for cheese production.

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Illumina Announces Eleventh Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Grant Winner
Illumina Announces Eleventh Agricultural Greater Good Initiative Grant Winner

The 2019 recipient is Dr. Elena Ciani of University Bari, Italy, representing the International Camel Consortium for Genetic Improvement and Conservation.

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Genotyping by Sequencing in Agrigenomics

Featured Agrigenomics Product

Perform low-cost genotyping by sequencing of any animal or plant species with the TruSeq Genotype Ne Kit. By surveying up to 5000 markers simultaneously, this approach benefits many agricultural applications, including parentage studies, purity testing, and marker-assisted selection.

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Agrigenomics Resources

Introduction to NGS for Agriculture
Introduction to NGS for Agriculture

The years since the introduction of NGS have seen a major transformation in the way scientists extract genetic information from biological systems.

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Agrigenomics Research Review
Agrigenomics Research Review

This review covers the applications of genomics in agriculture and gives an overview of recent innovations in agrigenomics that present breeders with powerful tools to advance agriculture.

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Additional Resources

ゲノム選抜と育種
ゲノム選抜と育種

次世代シーケンサーとジェノタイピングテクノロジーが動物育種に革新をもたらします。

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 Genome Assembly with NRGene DeNovoMAGIC
De Novo Genome Assembly with NRGene DeNovoMAGIC

Accurate de novo assembly of complex crop genomes with NovaSeq 2 × 250 sequencing and DeNovoMAGIC bioinformatics from NRGene.

ライブラリー調製およびアレイキットセレクター
ライブラリー調製およびアレイキットセレクター

プロジェクトの種類、スタート材料、手法またはアプリケーションに基づいて、ニーズに適したキットをお探しください。

ゲノムを使いトウモロコシの干ばつ耐性を改良
ゲノムを使いトウモロコシの干ばつ耐性を改良

SyngentaではHiSeq2500システムを使い、新しい交配種のトウモロコシにおける作用機序を理解しようとしています。

テキサスにより良いステーキをもたらす
テキサスにより良いステーキをもたらす

BovineSNP50 BeadChipを用いた遺伝選抜ツールにより、44の牧場でアンガス牛のクオリティを食卓にお届けします。

ミバエの大発生をコントロール
ミバエの大発生をコントロール

米国農務省(USDA)は害虫の同定と追跡にゲノミクステクノロジーを利用しています。

シーケンスでブタウィルスをトラッキング
シーケンスでブタウィルスをトラッキング

MiSeqシステムにより新しいブタウィルスの特徴づけ、および分子的な進化と拡散について理解することができるようになりました。