February 27 – April 5, 2017
Instructor: Dr. Joe Keaschall
The module is also offered for noncredit professional development.
Noncredit Professional Development by credit card.
Module covers classical concepts of heterosis; genetic hypotheses for hybrid vigor; quantitative genetics of heterosis; new tools to study hybrid vigor, structure and function; organization of germplasm into heterotic groups, prediction of heterosis and hybrid performance; mechanisms for making hybrid seed; and breeding methods/concepts for developing hybrids in plants.
This module has both a resident, on-campus section and an online section.
Internet access and email
Completion of Self-Pollinated Crop Breeding, Germplasm & Genes, and Cross-Pollinated Crop Breeding is recommended.
Noncredit Professional Development Module: $270 total cost
Who It’s For:
Among those who would benefit from taking this session are:
- Plant breeding and seed industry professionals
- Plant Breeding & Genetics Professional Certificate participants
- Food industry personnel
- Certified Crop Advisors
- Extension educators, agents and specialists