Title: Ph.D. Plant Breeding
Application Reference EU Code: 1.9
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Duration in Semesters: 10 Semesters Credits (per semester): N/A
To train competent professionals in the area of Plant Breeding.
Structure and content:
A 5-year programme consisting of 2 years of academic study at the University of Ghana and 3 years of field fluconazole shopping. #Diflucan Canada Online. fluconazole canada pharmacy. research at the student's research station/university in his/her home country. The course work and research will focus on the following West Africa food crops: Cereals (maize, rice, sorghum, millet); Root mul tubers (cassava and sweet potato); Legumes (cowpea and groundnut); Vegetables (tomato and pepper).
Courses offered in the 1st year include: Genetic Improvement of Crop Plants, Biometry and Research Methods, Plant microbial Interactions and the Control of Plant Diseases, Quantitative Inheritance in Plant Breeding, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology in Plant Breeding, Physiology of Environmental Stresses, Plant Genetics, Plant Virology, Plant Cell and Tissue Culture, Integrated Pest Management.
Courses offered in the 2nd year include: Techniques in Plant Breeding (Breeding cross-pollinated crops, Breeding self – pollinated crops, Breeding root and tuber crops (cassava, sweet potatoes), Breeding plantains and bananas, Data Collection and Management Analysis of plant breeding & genetics data, GIS (Geographic Information Systems); Advanced agronomy (Conservation agriculture); Biotic and abiotic constrain (Drought/nutrient stress, Striga, Diseases & nematodes, Insect Pests); Molecular tools in Plant Breeding (Molecular markets and marker assisted breeding, Bioinformatics, Plant transformation technology, Tissue culture applicants); Variental development and release (Seed Technology and seed company establishment, How to run a practical breeding program); Scientific Communication (Technical writing skills, Advanced Scientific Communication, PRA training.
Recognition and accreditation obtained
(name of relevant authority): Doctor of Philosophy degree in Plant Breeding [Act of Parliament ACT 79 (1961), National Accreditation Board]