Applied Plant Biotechnology (PLSC 416.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
PLSC 416 02 January 2016 Xiao Qiu , Xiao Qiu , Timothy Sharbel , Timothy Sharbel , Bunyamin Tar'an , Hai Ying Yuan , Hai Ying Yuan , Bunyamin Tar'an (primary instructor)

Description

Introduces techniques of biotechnology which have the potential to be utilized in plant improvement. The class will cover the following topics: wide hybridization, cytoplasmic male sterility, tissue and cell culture, protoplast fusion and gene transfer technology. The lectures also include molecular markers, linkage and QTL analysis and their application in plant breeding.

Prerequisite(s)

PLSC 240, BIOL 222 and 226

Note

Offered in even numbered years.

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