Plant Biotechnologies

  • Level: Master 1
  • Period: Semester 1
  • Language: French, translated into English for English-speaking students
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Teacher/Coordinator: Caroline Deweer

Main Objectives

Improve knowledge on techniques and applications of biotechnologies in crop production.
Investigate the presence of Septoria leaf blotch resistance genes on different varieties of wheat

Skills Developed

  • To have a general outlook on plant biotechnology principals and application
  • Implementation of experiments integrating biotechnology techniques
  • Management of a mini-project in plant biotechnology (research, bibliography, presentation)

General Content

Lectures, practicals, visits

  • Biotechnology application in micropropagation
  • Biotechnology applications to re-generate plants virus-free and in plant breeding (Protoplaste production, Androgyny, embryos culture)
  • Realizing a mini-project


Reports, oral defense in group


Caroline Deweer
Professor - Researcher
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