PLBRG 4070

PLBRG 4070

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

Introduction to biofortification of crop plants for enhancing their nutritional quality and health-promoting properties. The course discusses strategies and breeding methods to modify the contents of micronutrients, vitamins, and phytochemicals,and prebiotics as well as the qualities of proteins and lipids with regard to improving food crops for human nutrition and health.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course or permission of instructors.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Describe the needs for crop bio-fortification and quality trait improvement.
  • Explain the scientific bases behind the approaches used for nutritional quality improvement.
  • Articulate the current status of development and commercialization of improved crops.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make presentations.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3061PLBRG 4070  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Gore, M

      Li, L

  • Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course or permission of instructors.