957120 Management of genetic resources


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
1
Lecturer (assistant)
Vollmann, Johann
Organisation
Division of Plant Breeding
Offered in
Wintersemester 2018/19
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Genetic resources as an example of biological resources in agriculture.
Evolution of crops plants; plant breeding; collection, maintenance, characterisation and utilization of plant genetic resources;
case studies (crop species, description of genetic variation, application of molecular markers);
national and international activities
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Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge of biology
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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Recognition of genetic resources as a major resource for agriculture, human nutrition and the non-food sector. Understanding of the importance of collecting, maintaining and utilization of genetic resources. Explaining and solving of problems related to agricultural seed issues.
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