2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 22, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLSC 453 - Introduction to Plant Breeding

3 Credit Hours
Introduction to general principles, practices and techniques used to breed plants, select traits, and develop crop cultivars: including biomass feedstock crops. Concepts discussed will range from quantitative and population genetics, historical through conventional plant breeding (through self- and cross-pollinations) and hybridization, then end with exploration of contemporary approaches to improve plant traits including molecular breeding and genetic engineering.

(Same as Plant Sciences 553.)
Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 453 and 553.



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