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283.708 Quantitative Plant Breeding (30 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2021. For 2020 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Learning outcomes

A career development course on the application of quantitative genetics and plant breeding. Topics include objective setting, plant genetic resources, base population development, quantitative genetic variation, selection efficiency, selection of multiple traits, GXE interactions, line development, backcross breeding, recurrent selection and variety development. Two block courses allow students to visit plant breeders, and encourage discussion and networking.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2020 * Semester One full semester Block Manawatu Campus
2021 Semester One full semester Block Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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