PRINCIPLES OF PLANT BREEDING

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Course Venue:

Animal Annex

Food Science and Technology
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Course Code: 
CRS 3104
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
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Course Description & Objectives: 

The course will cover the role played by plant breeding in Agriculture, evolution of crops and their origin. Importance of diversity in breeding, germplasm collection, preservation and use.  Reproductive structure and systems in plant will be examined and related to different breeding techniques                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Objectives:

  • To provide a basic knowledge of crop evolution and an understanding of basic principles of plant breeding.
PLANT BREEDING
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