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    Dec 08, 2022  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLSC 554 - Plant Biotechniques

3 Credit Hours
Lectures will discuss recombinant DNA technology, molecular assisted breeding of economically important crops, gene cloning and transformation technologies. Examples will be given of food and ornamental crops, pharmaceuticals, and renewable energy sources produced using biotechnology as well as potential risks of this technology. Labs will include electrophoresis, tissue culture, plasmid preps, genomic DNA preps, PCR, plant transformation, genomic techniques.
Contact Hour Distribution: 1-hour lecture and one 3-hour lab.
Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both 454 and 554.
Recommended Background: 353 or Biology 240.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.



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