Plant Breeding Academy
Plant Breeding Academy
Plant Breeding Academy
University of California
Plant Breeding Academy

Registration Information

Two E-Series Courses 

E-Series #1: Statistics & Experimental Design
Foundation level, designed for plant breeding, product development, agronomy and seed professionals working in all areas, this foundational course covers topics in descriptive statistics, data visualization, distributions, correlation, regression, comparison tests, replicated experimental designs CRD, RCBD, single location, single year analysis and trial quality. R demos are included.

E-Series #2: Hybrid Breeding Strategies
Foundation level, designed for plant breeders and their team, this course will aid in the design and development of a true hybrid breeding engine, covering the topics of breeding targets, germplasm and trait organization into pools, importance of hybrid testing/evaluation, early vs late generation testing, choice of testers, and more.

To accommodate differing time zones and locations of students, an American and European E-Series will be separately offered.

European E-Series, Statistics & Experimental Design
(European times zones)
April 13 and 15, 2021
Early-bird Registration: $690.00 USD
(discount period ends on March 14, 2021)
Full Registration: $800.00 USD


European E-Series, Hybrid Breeding Strategies
(European times zones)
April 20 and 22, 2021
Early-bird Registration: $690.00 USD
(discount period ends on March 21, 2021)
Full Registration: $800.00 USD
 

Instructors: Alexandra Tomerius, Ken Owens and Jovan Djordjevic


American E-Series, Statistics & Experimental Design
(American times zones)
May 18 and 20, 2021
Early-bird Registration: $690.00 USD
(discount period ends on April 18, 2021)
Full Registration: $800.00 USD
 

American E-Series, Hybrid Breeding Strategies
(American times zones)
May 25 and 27, 2021
Early-bird Registration: $690.00 USD
(discount period ends on April 25, 2021)
Full Registration: $800.00 USD

 

Instructors
: Ken Owens, Iago Hale and Jovan Djordjevic


REFUND POLICY 

•  For cancellation requests received via email 60 days or more before class start date: Reimbursement of registration fee paid less $150 USD administrative fee.
•  No refunds are available for cancellation requests received 59 or fewer days before course start date. 
•  Registration substitution or transfers must be approved by class administrator and can be requested 30 days or more before class start date.

In the unlikely event that this program is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances (including COVID pandemic), the Seed Biotechnology Center will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

For inquiries, please contact Julie Tillman at jtillman@ucdavis.edu.

 

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