Acquire a background in the area of plant breeding and plant genetic selection (actors, organization, challenges, progresses, etc.)
Understand the strategies and techniques of quantitative genetics applied for plant improvement
Tools of biotechnology applied for plant breeding such as marker assisted selection and genomic selection
Analyze constraints/technical and economic challenges of genetic improvement of various plant species.
Lessons/conferences, company visits
Organization of plant breeding sector
Methods of plant breeding
Quantitative genetics applied for plant breeding
Marker assisted selection and genomic selection
Breeding specialties of different plant species
Seed production and regulation
Individual exam – Synthesis report and oral defense on a subject not developed during the courses.