957311 Breeding of horticultural and fruit crops

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Grausgruber, Heinrich
Division of Plant Breeding
Offered in
Sommersemester 2019
Languages of instruction


Genetics, molecular markers, reproduction, breeding methods with horticultural examples (clone breeing, line breeding, population breeding, hybrid breeding), biotechnology (genetic engineering, in vitro propagation, other techniques), mutation breeding, somaclonal variation, biometrics and quantitative genetics, breeding for product quality, disease resistance, seed production, genetic resources, biodiversity, evolution, horticultural breeding for organic farming

Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Crop species, methods, breeding targets and specific problems in the genetic improvement of horticultural and fruit crops
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