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    Jun 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLSC 553 - 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 genetic engineering.
Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 453 and 553.
Comment(s): Will be taught Spring semester and then offered alternate, odd-numbered years.



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