957106 Plant breeding


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
1
Lecturer (assistant)
Grausgruber, Heinrich
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2019
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Part A: Introduction into plant breeding

Chapter I: Fundamental definitions, basic principles

Chapter II: Plant breeding categories - clones, lines, populations and hybrids, plant breeding in Austria


Part B: Introduction into variety- and seed testing

Chapter I: Variety protection (national and international), variety testing

Chapter II: Seed testing - laws, production, certification, testing procedures, trading, international market

Chapter III: Gene-banks, their importance and managements

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Previous knowledge expected

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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Training to understand the basic principles of plant breeding work as well as seed certification, marketing and importance for the national and international agriculture
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.