957321 Plant breeding - principles and methods - practical exercises


Type
Exercise and field trip
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Grausgruber, Heinrich , Steiner, Barbara , Michel, Sebastian
Organisation
Division of Plant Breeding
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

Principles of sexual reproduction of plants; selection methods - inheritance and segregation of traits; Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium; phenotype vs genotype - calculation of heritability; test crosses and combining ability; genotype by enviroment interaction and calculation of stability parameters;
Biotechnology in plant breeding: molecular marker, genetic mapping, excursions to Prof. Buerstmayrs lab at IFA-Tulln and Prof. Stoegers lab at DAGZ Muthgasse.

Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Deepening of the content of the accompanying lecture with practical exercises
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.