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Plant Breeding Academy

Welcome to the UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy

News and Updates

The UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center is now accepting applications for

PBA in EUROPE

PBA in AFRICA 
Class V starts October 2017
An early registration discount of 1000 Euros is available until March 31, 2017.
APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE
Class III starts May 2017
The application submission deadline is January 27, 2017.
APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE

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SBC Director of Research, Allen Van Deynze, receives the Public Plant Breeding Award from the National Council of Commercial Plant Breeders. Read more


Seed World-Giant Views reports on PBA in news story, Continuing Education Sparks Innovation.


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The UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy, in collaboration with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Mars, Incorporated, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and other global partners of the African Orphan Crop Consortium, graduated its second cohort of plant breeders in Nairobi, Kenya on December 9th, 2016.  Class II included 25 graduates representing 14 nations across the African continent.


SBC Director of Research, Allen Van Deynze, talks about New Breeding Tools, New Opportunities in the Germination Update.


Advancements in Plant Breeding
The Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops Novi Sad (IFVCNS) in collaboration with UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy developed and delivered a customized course to address the advancements in plant breeding, experimental design and analysis. Thirty plant breeders and scientists from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Holland, Italy, Moldova, Norway, Romania, South Africa, Serbia and Switzerland attended the course in Novi Sad, Serbia, September 27-29, 2016. 


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Upcoming Events

National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Annual Meeting
Date: August 7, 2017 - August 10, 2017

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For questions or information, 
contact Joy Patterson
jpatterson@ucdavis.edu
or 530-752-4414

2014-2016 PBA in Davis Brochure
2013-2015 PBA in Europe Brochure

 

UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center

Page Last Updated: January 5, 2017

 

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