Course Information This course is designed to prepare the participant to explore the genetics and methodologies employed by plant breeders of self- and cross-pollinated crop species. It provides a review of the following topics:plant reproduction genetic variationgene banksgermplasm preservationgene segregationthe power of selection and its role in plant breedingan introduction to intellectual property and its role in the life of a plant breeder This course will be taught as three lecture hours per week. Lectures are designed to supplement the textbook and assigned reading material. New content will be posted every Monday. You will receive an email when new content is posted. Suggested TextsQuantitative Plant Breeding by Rex Bernardo Principles of Cultivar Development by W. F. FehrBreeding Field Crops (4th edition) by J. M. Poehlman and D. A. Sleper
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Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.
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