Plant Breeding (PLBRG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

PLBRG 4030

Genetic enhancement of crop value to humans began with domestication and continues with farmers' variety development and scientifically trained plant breeders' applications of Mendelian, quantitative, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBRG 6030

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1113 PLBRG 4030   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800, PLBRG 2250, or other standard genetics course and course in crops or horticulture.

PLBRG 4070

The nutrients in human diets are ultimately derived from plants. However, the edible portions of the world's most extensively grown staple food crops are poor sources for numerous micronutrients ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBRG 6070

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2116 PLBRG 4070   LEC 001

    • MW Emerson Hall 135
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gore, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course or permission of instructors.

PLBRG 4080

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 ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   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.

PLBRG 6030

Genetic enhancement of crop value to humans began with domestication and continues with farmers' variety development and scientifically trained plant breeders' applications of Mendelian, quantitative, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBRG 4030

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3098 PLBRG 6030   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLBRG 6070

The nutrients in human diets are ultimately derived from plants. However, the edible portions of the world's most extensively grown staple food crops are poor sources for numerous micronutrients ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBRG 4070

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3116 PLBRG 6070   LEC 001

    • MW Emerson Hall 135
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gore, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLBRG 6080

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 ... view course details

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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

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLBRG 6100

In-depth, practical exposure to applied crop breeding. Students participate in the department's maize, small grains, potato, pepper, squash, forage, tomato, and onion breeding programs to gain hands-on ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1994 PLBRG 6100   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • De Jong, W

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequsite: PLBRG 4030. Permission of instructor is required.

PLBRG 6500

Teaching at a research university, problems and possibilities. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2664 PLBRG 6500   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • De Jong, W

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research