Master of Science (M.Sc. Ag.) Plant Breeding & Genetics Course Syllabus

  • Years 2 Years
  • Type Course Post Graduate
  • stream Agriculture
  • Delivery Mode
The M.Sc. Ag. in Plant Breeding & Genetics syllabus covers topics like genetic principles, breeding techniques, biotechnology, crop improvement, seed technology, and research methodologies.

Syllabus for Master of Science (M.Sc. Ag.) Plant Breeding & Genetics Course

The Master of Science (M.Sc. Ag.) in Plant Breeding and Genetics is a specialized program designed to equip students with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of plant breeding and genetic improvement. The syllabus covers a comprehensive range of subjects, including principles of genetics, plant breeding methodologies, molecular genetics, biotechnology applications in plant breeding, crop improvement strategies, statistical genetics, and bioinformatics. Students delve into the principles and practices of genetic inheritance, molecular markers, gene mapping, and genomics. They are exposed to the latest advancements in genetic engineering, marker-assisted selection, and genomic selection techniques. The course emphasizes the development of high-yielding, disease-resistant, and environmentally adapted crop varieties. Additionally, students are engaged in hands-on research, plant genetic resource management, and practical applications of biotechnology tools to enhance their understanding and proficiency in the field. Through this program, aspiring plant breeders and geneticists are prepared to address contemporary challenges in agriculture and contribute to global food security and sustainable agricultural practices.

1st Year OR 1st & 2nd Semester Syllabus of  M.Sc in Plant Breeding & Genetics

S.noSubjects
1Statistical Methods for Agriculture
2General Genetics
3Principles and Methods of Plant Breeding                                             
4Techniques in Cell Biology
5Cytology
6Molecular Genetics
7Plant Breeding               
8Computers and Bioinformatics

2nd Year OR 3rd & 4th Semester Syllabus of M.Sc in Plant Breeding & Genetics

S.NoSubjects
1Topics in Plant Breeding
2Population and Biometrical Genetics
3Plant Biotechnology
4Genetic Engineering                                   
5Developmental Genetics
6Biosystematics
7Molecular Basis of Quantitative Inheritance                                                 

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