957321 Plant breeding - principles and methods - practical exercises

Exercise and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Steiner, Barbara , Grausgruber, Heinrich , Michel, Sebastian
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Principles of sexual reproduction of plants; selection methods - inheritance and segregation of traits; Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium; phenotype vs genotype - calculation of heritability; test crosses and combining ability; genotype by enviroment interaction and calculation of stability parameters;
Biotechnology in plant breeding: molecular marker, genetic mapping, excursions to Prof. Buerstmayrs lab at IFA-Tulln.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Deepening of the content of the accompanying lecture with practical exercises
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.