PLBRG 6080

PLBRG 6080

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.

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.
  • Convey to professional and lay audiences, orally and in writing, information about the organization and scope of a plant breeding program.
  • Articulate a vision for the future trends that will transform plant breeding in the coming decade.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one laboratory and one field studies. Combined with: PLBRG 4080

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3111 PLBRG 6080   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3112 PLBRG 6080   FLD 801

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person