957006 Breeding strategies

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


In this lecture the different breeding methods between the various breeding categories are compared.

Breeding strategies regarding the most important arable crops are considered.

Comparisons between breeding by transgenic approaches, conventional breeding methods and breeding for organic agriculture are demonstrated.


Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

... to offer the students the newest results in plant breeding research.

Priorities are set, depending on the interest of the listener.

Different breeding strategies are demonstrated by the examples of genetically modified crops, plant breeding for conventional farming and plant breeding for organic farming.
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