AGRON 521 2 Spring 2023 - Principles of Cultivar Development

Spring 2023
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
January 17, 2023 - May 12, 2023
Asheesh Singh,, 515-294-3268
Course Description: 
Theoretical and practical exploration of breeding methods to develop clonal, pureline, inbred and hybrid cultivars. Principles and strategies to set breeding objectives, parental selection and germplasm management, population development, generation advancements, multiple trait selection, experimental designs in breeding programs; seed production and certification. Introduce tools available to a breeder.
Course Prerequisites: 
STAT 401
Required Course Materials: 
Plant Breeding and Cultivar Development by Singh et al. 2021. (Academic Press).
Permission Contact: 
Brenda Kutz,, (515) 294-2999
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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