Plant Breeding is the genetic improvement of crop plants through the study and application of genetics, statistics, agronomy, plant pathology, entomology, and related sciences.
- Other crops in conjunction with the North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station.
An advanced degree in plant breeding offers tremendous job opportunity:
- Management and operation of public and private plant breeding programs
- Research on plant breeding methodologies, bio-technologies, and information technologies to improve breeding efficiency and effectiveness
- Cultivar development