AfPBA Curriculum


The curriculum has been developed by world-class instructors with input from industry leaders. The following topics are covered:

  •      Population and Quantitative Genetics
  •      Statistics
  •      Plant Breeding theory
  •      Breeding Methods
  •      Special Topics


Completion of plant breeding curriculum including introduction to molecular markers

  •      Advanced Breeding Methods
  •      Special Topics
  •      Breeding with Molecular Markers


Integration of genomic tools into breeding

  •      Advanced Breeding Methods
  •      Sequencing
  •      Bioinfomatics
  •      Advancements in Molecular Breeding
  •      Practical Application of Genomics in Plant Breeding




AfPBA Instructors and Staff