CenGen - Plant and Pathogen Genomic Services
CenGen offers various genomic related services to plant breeders, producers and agricultural-related industries. The focus is to implement and utilise high-throughput molecular technologies in various applications involving crop and horticultural plants as well as fungi (e.g. wheat, barley, maize, grapevine, citrus, deciduous fruit- and nut trees, truffles and a range of plant pathogens).
CenGen customises each experimental layout in terms of size and specificity according to every client’s needs.
Cultivar identity determinations and purity testing using DNA fingerprinting techniques
Confirmation of the presence or absence of specific genes to assist in selection of breeding lines (marker-assisted selection)
Confirmation of correct species’ identity in the case of Tuber (truffles) before inoculating trees for truffle production.
CenGen is also involved in Research and Development through their involvement in various academic research projects.