PLBRG 7160

PLBRG 7160

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Emphasizes critical discussion and evaluation of selected benchmark papers and current literature. Reviews and discusses conventional and molecular selection techniques and breeding objectives, methods, and strategies for both self- and cross-pollinated crops. Requires extensive outside reading. Grades are based on four papers demonstrating creative thinking and analysis of plant breeding concepts.

When Offered Spring (offered alternate years).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLBRG 4030.

Outcomes
  • Convey to professional and lay audiences, orally and in writing, advanced concepts relating to strategies for crop improvement.
  • Explain the fundamental concepts that underlie a well designed breeding program to improve both quantitative and qualitative traits in plant.
  • Articulate a vision for the future trends that will transform plant breeding in the coming decade.
  • Appreciate the central role that crop improvement plays in global food security, health and well-being.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17184PLBRG 7160  DIS 201