Crop Improvement

STB 510
XW
Seed Technology and Business
Credit Hours:
3
Fall
2018
Start Date: 
Monday, August 20, 2018 to Friday, December 14, 2018
Dual/Cross Listed: 
AGRON
Course Description: 
Includes basic genetics and application of biotechnology to cultivar improvement: applicable molecular biology, gene identification, DNA manipulation, creation of vectors, cell and callous culture, transformation, selection of events, regeneration of plants, testing of events, creation of DNA markers, sequencing, and functional genomics. The course includes statistical analysis of variance as an introduction to variance components which will be used in the study of heritability. The course includes the basic principles in the classical genetic improvement of crop plants and methods of cultivar development in self-pollinated and cross-pollinated crop species.
Instructor:
TBD
515-294-9137
Enrollment Limit: 
30
Requirements
Course Prerequisites: 
Admission to the Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business or permission from the instructor. Email for permission at seedgrad@iastate.edu
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements.
Required Course Materials: 
None Required
Tuition and fees
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Tuition: 
Seed Technology and Business
College Delivery Fee: 
450.00