Course Code : ABF 208

Course Title : Plant Breeding and Protection

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3-2

Course Description:This course provides information for students of plant breeding to have a historical perspective of the discipline. Understanding the timeline of advances in one’s dscipline in instructive in itself. It helps the students to put current advances in plant breeding in the proper perspective, appreciating the challenges and opportunities to protect and preserve the wellbeing of the plants.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Principles of Plant Genetics and Breeding, by George Acquaah, Wiley and Blackwell.

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory