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