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Course Name Fundamentals of Plant Breeding
Program BSc. (Hons.) Agriculture
Semester III
Credits 3
Year Taught 2019
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Coimbatore


Genetics in relation to plant breeding, modes of reproduction and apomixes. Centres of origin/ diversity, components of genetic variation. Breeding for important biotic and abiotic stresses; biotechnological tools-DNA markers and marker assisted selection. Participatory plant breeding; intellectual property rights, patenting, plant breeders and & farmer’s rights.

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