AGRO 409B/809B: Disease Resistance Breeding: Transgenic Strategies

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Fall 2017: Aug. 21-Dec. 14
Spring 2018: Jan. 8-May 4


Instructors: Dr. Don Lee and Leah Sandall

Class No.: AGRO/HORT 409B/809B

Credits: One academic credit - undergraduate or graduate


Certified Crop Advisors - CCAs - may earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this class. CCAs taking the course for academic credit may earn 5 CEUs in Pest Management and those taking the course for professional credit (non-academit) may earn 3 CEUs in Pest Management.
Registration:

Academic Credit or go directly to MyRed

Description:

Module Description: This is a course designed as a self-paced learning environment, delivered entirely online with video, lectures, reading and progression quizzing. Learning content is based on research publications and extension resources developed by national experts. The targeted learner is expected to have completed undergraduate level coursework in genetics. A final competency test will be given online. This course is a companion course to Disease Resistance Breeding: Soybean Case Study and may be taken before at the same time or after the Soybean Case Study course.

Delivery:

Internet / eXtension Online Campus - lesson 3

Requirements:

High-speed Internet access with a current browser, email, and video ability. Recommended browsers include Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

Textbooks:

All materials are in Campus eXtension Online.  Students will receive an Enrollment Key/Password at the start of the class. 

Prerequisites:

Admission to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for academic credit.  Strong background in genetics and biology are recommended.

Tuition:

Academic Credit: For information on tuition and fees, visit the Student Accounts website for Graduate Tuition or Undergraduate Tuition.

Who It's For:
Among those who would benefit from taking this course are:
  • Graduate students and advanced undergraduate students 
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics Certificate learners
  • Seed industry personnel 
  • Agronomists and crop consultants (Certified Crop Advisors - CCAs - may earn CEUs for this class. CCAs taking the course for academic credit may earn 5 CEUs in Pest Management and those taking the course for professional credit (non-academit) may earn 3 CEUs in Pest Management.)
  • Science teachers
  • Extension Educators, Agents and Specialists