DOUBLE HAPLOID: A SIMPLE METHOD TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY OF MAIZE BREEDING

A scientific explanation of the Doubled Haploid (DH) technique, including a step by step guide for the creation of a DH line. The video also describes the necessary attributes for a successful DH program in public or private institutions. A joint production of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the University of Hohenheim

DH Facility at KALRO-Kiboko, Kenya

Vijay Chaikam, Ph.D | Senior Scientist and DH facility manager

Global Maize Program CIMMYT – Kenya
ICRAF House, United Nations Avenue – Gigiri P.O. Box 1041-00621;
Nairobi, Kenya +254 20 722 4020

Rose Mburu | Program Administrator

Global Maize Program CIMMYT – Kenya
ICRAF House, United Nations Avenue – Gigiri P.O. Box 1041-00621;
Nairobi, Kenya +254 20 722 4020 

DH facility at Agua fria, Mexico

Felix San Vicente | Principal Scientist

Global Maize Program CIMMYT
Km. 45, Carretera México-Veracruz, El Batán, Texcoco CP 56237
Edo. de México, Mexico +52 (55) 5804 2004 

Leocadio Martinez | Principal Research Assistant

Global Maize Program CIMMYT
Km. 45, Carretera México-Veracruz, El Batán, Texcoco CP 56237
Edo. de México, Mexico +52 (55) 5804 2004