Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

BOT 4734C - Plant Biotechnology

Credit Hours: 3.0

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None

The lecture portion of the class provides students with a foundation in the molecular biology and genetic manipulation of plants. Model plant systems are used to illustrate current concepts and methodologies used in a modern plant biotechnology laboratory. Case studies illustrate commercial applications of products derived from plant biotechnology and introduce students to ethical issues arising from the use of plant biotechnology. The laboratory experience provides students with the opportunity to perform basic manipulations required in a plant biotechnology laboratory and re-enforces the principles presented in lecture.

Bachelor Course