Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 6 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Plant Sciences
Examines the application of tissue culture to plant and plant product development, the principles of plant genetic engineering, the development of molecular markers and associated technologies, application of genomic technologies to plant breeding, and the regulatory and social issues associated with plant biotechnology. The laboratory allows students hands-on experience with different techniques in plant biotechnology.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 226 and PLSC 317 or any 200-level BIOC, or permission of instructor or department.
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