- Schedule of Classes - May 14, 2021 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - May 14, 2021 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
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.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLBRG 4030.
- 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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- WFOnline Meeting
- Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
Instruction Mode: Online
Prerequisite: PLBRG 4030.
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