PLBRG 7170

PLBRG 7170

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Discusses quantitative genetics for more effective plant breeding.  Topics include population genetics, linkage, components of variance; heritability; theoretical gain from selection; and genotypic and phenotypic correlation coefficients.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLBRG 4030 and BTRY 6010 or equivalent.

Outcomes
  • Analyze and evaluate literature involving quantitative genetic experiments.
  • Design and analyze quantitative genetic experiments.
  • Statistically analyze phenotypic data of plant traits to take into account genotype x environment interaction.
  • Explain how to manage breeding populations to accomplish your breeding objectives.
  • Evaluate options for breeding strategies to maximize progress from selection.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 2 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3296PLBRG 7170  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 18796PLBRG 7170  LEC 002

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Robbins, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3297PLBRG 7170  LAB 401

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Robbins, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online