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AGRON 625: Genetic Strategies in Plant Breeding

(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. S., offered odd-numbered years.

Prereq: AGRON 521 and GDCB 510
Evaluation of genetic, molecular, and cellular approaches to crop improvement; gene transfer methods. Application and role of basic plant biology in breeding programs and processes; genome structure and function, gene isolation, expression, regulation, and modification. Integration of molecular and cellular methods in breeding strategies; analysis of alternative breeding methods, regulatory and ethical issues.

Agronomy

http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofagricultureandlifesciences/agronomy/

...AGRON 599. Resident students pursuing the PhD also often include AGRON 621 and AGRON 625...