958341 Traditional and molecular aspects of grapevine breeding and selection


Type
Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Forneck, Astrid , Castellarin, Simone
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2018/19
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

Recent trends in grapevine breeding, both in terms of basic research and practical programs, will be shown to the students.

Nowadays challenges faced by table- and wine-grape breeders will be highlighted.
Students will learn the different advantages and disadvantages of traditional and molecular breeding methods.

Previous knowledge expected

No

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The student:
- will identify the different aims in table grapes, wine grapes, raisins and rootstocks breeding programs
- will identify the different genetic sources for grapevine breeding programs
- will identify the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and molecular breeding methods
- will understand the connection between traditional and molecular selection
- will acquire updated information on grapevine breeding programs
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.