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News and Updates

UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy Class 6 is here! Classes will be held in Davis and will begin in September, 2016!


UC Davis helps fight stunting in Africa with orphan crops


 UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy starts second class

Second class of the UC Davis African Plant Breeding Academy

UC Davis Plant Breeding Completes the Advanced Module Session


UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy starts the fourth class

EPBA Class 4




LGC and the African Orphan Crop Consortium (AOCC) expand co-operation to accelerate Marker-Assisted Selection

Dr. Gurdev Khush, UC Davis Alumnus and Adjunct Professor, was honored at last month's Plant Breeding for Food Security Symposium. Read full article in the Plant Breeding Center June newsletter

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Plant Breeding Academy in the News:

Plant Breeding Academy by Numbers


The Academy is a professional development course designed by the UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center to increase the supply of professional plant breeders. Reduced numbers of plant breeders are being trained in academic programs, leading to a shortage throughout the industry. The SBC and seed industry leaders have addressed this issue by creating the Academy.

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For questions or information, 
contact Joy Patterson
or 530-752-4414

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