Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Natural Resources Management 2051 or permission of the instructor Description: An introduction to genetic principles and their application in forestry practice. Background areas of Mendelian, population and quantitative genetics are covered, as well as the causes and sources of genetic variation in forest trees. The fundamentals of tree improvement are covered including assessment of geographic variation, plus-tree selection, progeny testing, seed orchards, tree breeding, gene conservation and economic justification. Offering: 2-3; 0-0

Natural Resources Management 3131 Tree Improvement and Conservation

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Natural Resources Management 2051 or permission of the instructor Description: An introduction to genetic principles and their application in forestry practice. Background areas of Mendelian, population and quantitative genetics are covered, as well as the causes and sources of genetic variation in forest trees. The fundamentals of tree improvement are covered including assessment of geographic variation, plus-tree selection, progeny testing, seed orchards, tree breeding, gene conservation and economic justification. Offering: 2-3; 0-0




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