The Amaizing project

AMAIZING is designed to support the competitiveness of the French maize breeding sector as well as to meet society demand for sustainability and quality. 
This ambitious project developed over a period of eight years for a total investment of 27.5 million Euros by 23 partners has received a 9M€ grant from the French Stimulus Initiative. It brings together 14 public research units from various INRA sites across France as well as 8 partners from private companies and cooperatives, and 1 technical institute.

Latest news


August 2017
Genotyping-by-sequencing highlights original diversity patterns within a European collection of 1191 maize flint lines, as compared to the maize USDA genebank
March 2017
Independent introductions and admixtures have contributed to adaptation of European maize and its American counterparts
October 2016
Genome-wide analysis of yield in Europe : allelic effects as functions of drought and heat scenarios