Improving Plants Using Hybrid Vigor is an online course that covers classical concepts of heterosis; genetic hypotheses for hybrid vigor; quantitative genetics of heterosis; new tools to study hybrid vigor, structure and function; organization of germplasm into heterotic groups, prediction of heterosis and hybrid performance; mechanisms for making hybrid seed; and breeding methods/concepts for developing hybrids in plants.

The target audience is the college graduate level learner and agriculture professionals.

Please contact Kathy Schindler (kschindler1@unl.edu, 402-472-1730) with questions about registering.