GQMS - Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding Methodology

 14/12/2022 -  GQE
Study of genetic bases of complex traits and mechanisms of response to selection, analysis of diversity in collections and experimental populations. Optimizing genetic resource management and selection process using the results of these studies and theoretical approaches.

Head :
Laurence Moreau (INRAE)

Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding Methodology

1. Understand the organization of diversity in Maize

We aim at understanding the effect of historical and modern breeding on the evolution and adaptation of open pollinated and hybrid varieties, in terms of phenotypic variation, global organization of genetic diversity and polymorphism at the genome scale.

2. Decipher quantitative trait architecture

We aim at investigating the genetic determinism of complex traits, in view of direct applications in breeding through marker assisted selection and/or genomic selection but also to gain a better understanding of the type of genetic effects which are involved. Our objective is also to valorize multi-omics data that are now available to get a better insight into agronomical trait variation and regulation.

Specific attention is paid to flowering time, productivity under abiotic environmental constraints (more particularly abiotic stresses), performances stability and hybrid performances in Maize in relationship to global climatic changes and the evolution of agricultural practices (reduction of inputs, agroecology…).

3. Optimize breeding schemes

Our objectives are to optimize the breeding process, from genetic resources to variety development. We investigate more particularly the potential of genomic and phenomic predictions for improving diversity management in breeding schemes, for identifying and introgressing new sources of diversity in elite germplasm and for optimizing hybrid breeding schemes.

This research involves experimental and theoretical approaches, development of statistical methods and decision support tools.

Experimental approaches involve the assembly of diversity panels, the development of original genetic materials in maize, their genotyping in targeted chromosome segments or at the whole genome scale with different marker densities integrating also sequencing approaches and their phenotyping. These experiments are conducted by team members and also benefit to a large extent of the support of INRAE experimental structures and private partners involved in our research projects. Theoretical approaches aim more particularly at developing methods and optimizing experiments for QTL detection (using linkage or association mapping and meta-analysis), marker-assisted selection (with a specific focus on genomic selection) and systems genetics (multi-omics integration). These approaches being generic beyond maize, we collaborate to different projects on other species (flax, cucumber, wheat, tomatoes, legumes, etc).

We more particularly collaborate with the ABI group for the development of:

Beyond our research projects, we provide to researchers and technicians of INRAE working on maize knowledge sharing and we organize the circulation of genetic resources (coordination of the maize group and of the activities of Maize Biological Resources Center).

Most recent projects/network coordinated by team members :


Our teaching activities are focused on our main expertise domains such as population genetics, quantitative genetics, plant breeding, modern breeding methods (from QTL detection to genomic or phenomic selection), statistical modelling, adaptation of plants to abiotic stresses and genomics. We mostly contributed to different specialization of the engineer school AgroparisTech by co-organizing the PISTv specialization and the BIP master degree (M1 and M2) form the Univesity of Paris-Saclay. Researchers of our team also contribute more ponctually to other formations such as AgroCampusOuest, SupAgro Montpellier, the CIHAM in Saragoza (Spain), ENS, Clermont-Auvergne University, Picardie Jules Verne University or the Reims-Champagne Ardennes University.

We also provide teaching to other researchers and breeders through the organization of (i) modules of the doctoral school ABIES (ii) workshops organized in the framework of research projects or INRAE meta-programs (iii) (iii) training establishment such as ASFIS and (iii) training session defined specifically for breeding companies.

GQMS is attached to the LabEx SPS   (Sciences des Plantes de Saclay) and to ABIES doctoral school   . Members

Former members

Yacine DJABALI, M2 (1/2 PAPPSO)(2020); Alexis Vergne, M1 (2020); Antoine ALLIER, Doctorant (2017-2020); Clément MABIRE (2016-2019), Doctorant ; Simon RIO, Doctorant (2016-2019) ; Adama SEYE, Doctorant (2016-2019) ; Morgane Roth, Post-doc (3 mois en 2019); Romane Guilbaud (2018-2019); Camille Clipet, Ingénieur (2017-2018); Elodie Petitjean, M2(2018); Fabien Laporte, Doctorant (2015-2018); Alban Besnard, M2 (2017); Heloïse Giraud, Doctorante (2012-2016); Marie Gauvin, TR CDD (2017); Cecile Monteil, TR (2013-2017); Philippe Jamin, TR (1993-2017); Sandra Negro, Post-doc (2013-2016); Mariangela Arca, Post-doc (2012-2014); Franck Gauthier, Ingenieur (2011 puis 2013-2014); Fabio Valente, Ingenieur (2009-2013); Magali Joannin, TR (2011-2013); Denis Coubriche, TR ( ); Nicolas Bardol, Doctorant (2010-2013); Xiao Wang, Post-doc (2013); Amandine Larièpe, Doctorante (2008-2012); Ashwin Khobragade, Doctorant (2008-2012); Sophie Bouchet, Post-doc (2009-2012); Marion Trunztler, Doctorante (2008-2011); Yves Roussel, Post-doc (2011); Valerie Loywyck, Post-doc (2008-2010); Tatiana Zerjal, Post-doc (2009); Celine Mir, Post-doc (2006-2009); Yung-Fen Huang, M2 (2008)



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  • Arca M., Gouesnard B., Mary‐Huard T., Le Paslier MC., Bauland C., Combes V., Madur D., Charcosset A. , Nicolas SD.. (2023) Genotyping of DNA pools identifies untapped landraces and genomic regions to develop next‐generation varieties. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 6 (21) 1123-1139
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  • Roth M., Beugnot A., Mary-Huard T. , Moreau L. , Charcosset A. , Fievet JB.. (2022) Improving genomic predictions with inbreeding and non-additive effects in two admixed maize hybrid populations in single and multi-environment contexts. Genetics, iyac018
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  • Welcker C., Spencer NA., Turc O., Granato I., Chapuis R., Madur D., Beauchene K., Gouesnard B., Draye X., Palaffre C., Lorgeou J., Melkior S., Guillaume C., Presterl T., Murigneux A., Wisser RJ., Millet EJ., van Eeuwijk F., Charcosset A. , Tardieu F.. (2022) Physiological adaptive traits are a potential allele reservoir for maize genetic progress under challenging conditions. Nat Commun, 1 (13) 3225
  • Arca M., Mary-Huard T. , Gouesnard B., Bérard A., Bauland C., Combes V., Madur D., Charcosset A. , Nicolas SD.. (2021) Deciphering the Genetic Diversity of Landraces With High-Throughput SNP Genotyping of DNA Bulks: Methodology and Application to the Maize 50k Array. Front. Plant Sci., (11) 568699
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  • Diaw Y., Tollon-Cordet C., Charcosset A. , Nicolas SD., Madur D., Ronfort J., David J., Gouesnard B., Chiang TY.. (2021) Genetic diversity of maize landraces from the South-West of France. PLoS ONE, 2 (16) e0238334
  • Gonzàlez-Diéguez D., Legarra A., Charcosset A. , Moreau L. , Lehermeier C., Teyssèdre S., Vitezica ZG.. (2021) Genomic Prediction of Hybrid Crops Allows Disentangling Dominance and Epistasis. Genetics, iyab026
  • Haug B., Messmer MM., Enjalbert J., Goldringer I., Forst E., Flutre T., Mary-Huard T. , Hohmann P.. (2021) Advances in Breeding for Mixed Cropping – Incomplete Factorials and the Producer/Associate Concept. Front. Plant Sci., (11) 620400
  • Mary-Huard T. , Perduca V., Martin-Magniette ML., Blanchard G.. (2021) Error rate control for classification rules in multiclass mixture models. The International Journal of Biostatistics, 0 (0)
  • Mary-Huard T. , Das S., Mukhopadhyay I., Robin S., Birol I.. (2021) Querying multiple sets of P -values through composed hypothesis testing. Bioinformatics, 1 (38) 141-148
  • Allier A., 20 janvier 2020, Contributions to genetic diversity management in maize breeding programs using genomic selection, PhD Thesis, Université Paris-Saclay
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  • Arca M., Gouesnard B., Mary-Huard T. , Le Paslier MC., Bauland C., Combes V., Madur D., Charcosset A. , Nicolas SD.. (2020) Genome-wide SNP genotyping of DNA pools identifies untapped landraces and genomic regions that could enrich the maize breeding pool. (Crossref),
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  • Blein-Nicolas M., Negro SS., Balliau T., Welcker C., Cabrera-Bosquet L., Nicolas SD., Charcosset A. , Zivy M.. (2020) A systems genetics approach reveals environment-dependent associations between SNPs, protein coexpression, and drought-related traits in maize. Genome Res., 11 (30) 1593-1604
  • Castelletti S., Coupel-Ledru A., Granato I., Palaffre C., Cabrera-Bosquet L., Tonelli C., Nicolas SD., Tardieu F., Welcker C., Conti L., de Meaux J.. (2020) Maize adaptation across temperate climates was obtained via expression of two florigen genes. PLoS Genet, 7 (16) e1008882
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  • Boussardon C., Martin-Magniette ML., Godin B., Benamar A., Vittrant B., Citerne S., Mary-Huard T. , Macherel D., Rajjou L., Budar F.. (2019) Novel Cytonuclear Combinations Modify Arabidopsis thaliana Seed Physiology and Vigor. Front Plant Sci, (10) 32
  • Courret C., Gérard PR., Ogereau D., Falque M., Moreau L. , Montchamp-Moreau C.. (2019) X-chromosome meiotic drive in Drosophila simulans: a QTL approach reveals the complex polygenic determinism of Paris drive suppression. Heredity, 6 (122) 906-915
  • Forst E., Enjalbert J., Allard V., Ambroise C., Krissaane I., Mary-Huard T. , Robin S., Goldringer I.. (2019) A generalized statistical framework to assess mixing ability from incomplete mixing designs using binary or higher order variety mixtures and application to wheat. Field Crops Research, (242) 107571
  • Fustier MA., Martínez-Ainsworth NE., Aguirre-Liguori JA., Venon A., Corti H., Rousselet A., Dumas F., Dittberner H., Camarena MG., Grimanelli D., Ovaskainen O., Falque M., Moreau L. , Meaux J., Montes-Hernández S., Eguiarte LE., Vigouroux Y., Manicacci D., Tenaillon MI.. (2019) Common gardens in teosintes reveal the establishment of a syndrome of adaptation to altitude. PLOS Genetics, 12 (15) e1008512
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  • Joets J., Vitte C., Charcosset A. , Bennetzen J., Flint-Garcia S., Hirsch C., Tuberosa R.. (2018) Draft assembly of the F2 European maize genome sequence and its comparison to the B73 genome sequence: a characterization of genotype-specific regions.. , In Press
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  • Bedoya CA., Dreisigacker S., Hearne S., Franco J., Mir C., Prasanna BM., Taba S., Charcosset A. , Warburton ML.. (2017) Genetic diversity and population structure of native maize populations in Latin America and the Caribbean. PLoS One, 4 (12)
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  • Brandenburg JT., Mary-Huard T. , Rigaill G., Hearne SJ., Corti H., Joets J., Vitte C., Charcosset A. , Nicolas SD., Tenaillon MI.. (2017) Independent introductions and admixtures have contributed to adaptation of European maize and its American counterparts. PLOS Genetics, 3 (13) e1006666
  • Cañas RA., Yesbergenova-Cuny Z., Simons M., Chardon F., Armengaud P., Quilleré I., Cukier C., Gibon Y., Limami AM., Nicolas S., Brulé L., Lea PJ., Maranas CD., Hirel B.. (2017) Exploiting the Genetic Diversity of Maize Using a Combined Metabolomic, Enzyme Activity Profiling, and Metabolic Modeling Approach to Link Leaf Physiology to Kernel Yield. The Plant Cell, 5 (29) 919-943
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  • Laporte F., Charcosset A. , Mary‐Huard T.. (2017) Estimation of the relatedness coefficients from biallelic markers, application in plant mating designs. Biometrics, 3 (73) 885-894
  • Larièpe A., Moreau L. , Laborde J., Bauland C., Mezmouk S., Décousset L., Mary-Huard T. , Fiévet J. , Gallais A., Dubreuil P., Charcosset A. . (2017) General and specific combining abilities in a maize (Zea mays L.) test-cross hybrid panel: relative importance of population structure and genetic divergence between parents. Theor. Appl. Genet., 2 (130) 403-417
  • Mary-Huard T. , 2017-06-12 06/12/17, Some contributions to statistical modeling and model selection with applications to genomics and quantitative genetics, HDR, Université Paris Sud
  • Moreau L. , 2017-06-13 13/06/17, Utilisation des marqueurs en sélection : des QTL à la Sélection Génomique, HDR, Université Paris Sud
  • Rincent R., Charcosset A. , Moreau L. . (2017) Predicting genomic selection efficiency to optimize calibration set and to assess prediction accuracy in highly structured populations. Theor Appl Genet, 11 (130) 2231-2247
  • Fernandez O., Urrutia M., Bernillon S., Giauffret C., Tardieu F., Le Gouis J., Langlade N., Charcosset A. , Moing A., Gibon Y.. (2016) Fortune telling: metabolic markers of plant performance. Metabolomics, 10 (12) 158
  • Giraud H., 2016-01-22 22/01/16, Genetic analysis of hybrid value for silage maize in multiparental designs : QTL detection and genomic selection, PhD thesis, Université Paris-Sud
  • Millet E., Welcker C., Kruijer W., Negro S., Nicolas S., Coupel-Ledru A., Bauland C., Praud S., Ranc N., Presterl T., Tuberosa R., Bedo Z., Draye X., Usadel B., Charcosset A. , van Eeuwijk F., Tardieu F.. (2016) Genome-wide analysis of yield in Europe: allelic effects as functions of drought and heat scenarios. Plant physiology, 2 (172) 749-764
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