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Plant Breeding

About this course

“Plant breeding” advanced training course is intended for agronomists, seed growers, heads of farms and representatives of trading companies whose business is related to agricultural sector. The course can be completed remotely in 72 hours or a month. Attendees will learn to work with seed material, to choose seeds and seed breeds correctly, to forecast qualitative and quantitative characteristics of yield etc.
Course topics:
1. Brief historical background
2. Original material
3. Classic breeding:
Individual and mass selection
Methods of selection
4. Types of breeds
5. Heterosis
6. Breeding for yield capacity increase, product quality, plant resistance
7. Modern breeding: breeding with molecular markers
Genetic engineering

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