Division of New Genetics


The Division of New Genetics is for harnessing the untapped potential of Mendelian genetics and biotechnologies including molecular breeding and transgenic and impart training in modern techniques of new genetics.


• Development and adoption of rice technology, standardization of seed production technology and farmer’s participatory seed production
• Breeding for Climate Smart Rice (CSR) utilizing marker assisted selection for resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses
• Rice bio-fortification with iron, zinc and pro-vitamin A
• Pre-breeding and participatory breeding for enhancing genetic efficiency and genetic diversity


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Faculty Members

Dr. Than Myint Htun
Deputy Director
Head of Department
Ph.D, M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc
Daw Aye Nyein Chan
Assistant Director
Ph.D (Candidate), M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc
Email: ayenyeinchan@yau.edu.mm
Daw Me Me Aung
Assistant Research Officer
M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc
Email: memeaung826@gmail.com
Daw Hsu Yi Mon
Senior Research Assistant
M.Agr.Sc, B.Agr.Sc (YAU)
Email: hsuyi.agri@gmail.com
Daw Phyu Phyu Oo
Senior Research Assistant
M.Agr.Sc (Candidate), B.Agr.Sc
Email: phyuooyau@gmail.com
Daw Yin Mon Oo
Senior Research Assistant
Email: yinmonoo@yau.edu.mm


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