The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) announced the launch of an online plant breeding and genetics certificate program.
In a news release, the university stated that the program can be taken by working professionals in the agribusiness, seed production, and plant biology fields for continuing education credit.
Hosted by UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the program will feature overview courses on basic genetics principles, advanced plant breeding topics, and plant resistance to biotic and abiotic stressors.
Students will also take courses on the production of specialty grain crops, the various uses of grain throughout agribusiness, and crop genetic engineering.
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