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Plant Breeding and Genetics

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics is being developed since 2016. The department is established with ample facilities for handling Undergraduate classes. Undergraduates in Plant Breeding and Genetics learn the application of genetics to improve cultivated plants, including varieties of agronomic, vegetable, horticultural and ornamental crops. Students are taught in lectures and laboratories by experienced researchers in gene mapping, varietal development and numerous other topics within the field. An crop cafeteria exhibition of major field crops consisting Cereals, millets and pulses to enhance and enrich the knowledge of the students has been developed.

Courses offered

Course No Course title Credit hours
PBG 102 Principles of Genetics and Cytogenetics 2 + 1
PBG 301 Principles and methods of Plant Breeding 2+1
VSC 302 Breeding of Horticultural Crops 2 + 1