PLBRG 4080

PLBRG 4080

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

Field trips to plant breeding programs involve discussion of breeding methods used, overall goals, selection and screening techniques, and variety and germplasm release. Additional labs include selection techniques for various traits, intellectual property issues, genetically modified crops, and international agriculture. For a term project, each student designs a comprehensive breeding program on a chosen crop.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: PLBRG 4030 or equivalent.

Comments Mandatory trip to Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.

  • Design a breeding program to improve both quantitative and qualitative traits in plants.
  • Describe the impact that plant breeding has on community and global health and well-being.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one laboratory and one field studies. Combined with: PLBRG 6080

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1198 PLBRG 4080   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite or co-requisite: PLBRG 4030 or equivalent.

  •  3028 PLBRG 4080   FLD 801

    • S
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sorrells, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Mandatory trip to Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.