Improving Plants Using Hybrid Vigor
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.
- Teacher: Diane Nolan
- Teacher: Leah Sandall