Rapid Generation Advancement Overview

Through our Rapid Generation Advancement (RGA) Services, we provide solutions to expedite the breeding process and accelerate agricultural development. With our innovative RGA approach, we enable the rapid advancement of crop improvement programs by speeding up individual generations, and fostering resilience and productivity in diverse agro-ecological contexts.

At RGA Services, we understand the pressing need to address global challenges related to food security, climate change, and resource limitations. Our team of experts combines extensive knowledge in plant genetics, genomics, and breeding methodologies to deliver efficient and effective solutions for crop improvement. By harnessing the power of RGA and combining this with advanced technologies and precise selection methods, we can streamline the breeding cycle and significantly reduce the time required to develop and release improved varieties.

Our RGA Services leverage cutting-edge genotyping, phenotyping, and genomic selection techniques to accelerate the identification and transfer of desirable traits into elite crop lines. Whether it is enhancing drought tolerance, disease resistance, nutritional quality, or other essential agronomic characteristics, we employ a holistic approach to deliver high-performing varieties that meet the specific needs of farmers, agribusinesses, and consumers.

RGA can create tailored solutions for various crops utilising a range of leading technologies and methodologies. We also provide access to our vast genebank resources, data analysis tools, and expert guidance to support your breeding programs and research endeavours.

Collaboration is at the heart of what we do. We believe in fostering partnerships with research institutions, breeding organizations, and stakeholders across the agricultural value chain to collectively address the complex challenges faced by the industry. By working together, we can drive sustainable agricultural development, improve farmers' livelihoods, and ensure food security for future generations.

We invite you to explore our RGA Services, which can revolutionize your crop improvement efforts. Whether you are a breeder, researcher, or industry professional, we are here to support your goals and empower you with the tools and expertise needed to achieve success.

Should you have any questions or require further assistance, our dedicated support team is ready to help. Please email: icrisat-research@icrisat.org