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LGN5831 - Special Topics in Genetics and Breeding

Credit hours

In-class work
per week
per week
15 weeks
120 hours

Fernando Angelo Piotto
Jose Baldin Pinheiro

This course aims to provide doctoral students a more comprehensive, updated and advanced training on various topics in Genetics and Breeding.

The program consists of Special Topics within the following items: Quantitative Genetics, Population Genetics, Genetics of Microorganisms, Molecular Genetics, Cytogenetics, Evolution, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Agroindustry, Experimental techniques for genetic breeding, Germplasm: maintenance and use, Efficiency of breeding methods, Strategies for simultaneous breeding of multiple traits, Genotype by Environment Interaction, Molecular techniques applied to breeding.

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