Plant Genetics and Breeding

HORT 4401

Prerequisites: BIOL 1009 or equiv; grad, or instructor consent

Offered: Spring semester

Description: Principles of plant genetics, genetic and environmental variation. Applications of genetics to crop evolution and breeding of self-pollinated, cross-pollinated, and asexually propagated agronomic and horticultural crops. Lab experiments will investigate hybridization, variation, and selection in horticultural and agronomic crops and other plants.

For more information on this course, see the Course Guide.

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James Orf