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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.Outcomes
- 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.
Regular Academic Session. Choose one laboratory and one field studies. Combined with: PLBRG 6080
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Opt NoAud(Letter or S/U grades (no audit))
Class Number & Section Details
- TR To Be Assigned
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
Prerequisite or co-requisite: PLBRG 4030 or equivalent.
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