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120.304 Plant Biotechnology (15 credits)

An overview of modern methods by which plants can be modified to provide new genetic material for use in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and industry. This course links basic and applied science and focuses on the dramatic progress being made in plant tissue culture, recombinant DNA technology, QTL analysis and marker-assisted selection. Emphasis is on both prospects and limitations, and includes discussion of environmental, ethical and regulatory issues

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 120.101, and either 203.202 or 122.231
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus