Welcome to the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy
The University of California, Davis PLANT BREEDING ACADEMY is a premium professional development program designed to develop and enhance the skills of industry personnel around the world to enable them to become independent plant breeders or to contribute to larger breeding programs.
Statistics & Experimental Design
Hybrid Breeding Strategies
Registration is open!
Based upon a seed industry-wide survey assessing continuous educational needs during the pandemic, we are launching a set of on-line short courses.
Applications are now being accepted!
PBA in DAVIS
Due to the COVID pandemic, the initiation of PBA VIII has been delayed.
We hope by Fall of 2021, it will be safe to travel and hold in-person trainings.
News and Updates
SBC director Allen Van Deynze discusses the USDA's role in plant breeding and mentorship
LGC, Biosearch Technologies to feature African PBA Class IV graduates
Video produced by African Plant Breeding Academy (Class IV)
For questions or information,
contact Joy Patterson
or (530) 752-4414