Genetics

Stephen Baenziger, professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will lead a three-year, $975,000 research project focused on the development of hybrid wheat. (Craig Chandler/University Communication)
Stephen Baenziger, professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will lead a three-year, $975,000 research project focused on the development of hybrid wheat. (Craig Chandler/University Communication)

New Multi-State Research on Developing Higher Yielding Hybrid Wheats December 19, 2016

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop higher yielding lines of hybrid wheat that can meet rising demand for the staple food crop.

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Learn more about genetics and plant breeding, such as shown here by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agronomy, in a 10-week online summer course designed for non plant breeders.
Work at your own pace to learn about genetics and plant breeding, such as the work shown here by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agronomy, in a 10-week online summer course designed for non plant breeders.

Plant Breeding for Non-Plant Breeders Online Course May 16, 2016

Are you interested in plant breeding and genetics but can never find the time to pursue it? Do your colleagues talk about plant breeding and expect you to know what they mean? Do you easily get lost in work conversations centered on new findings in plant genetics?

If so, Plant Breeding for Non-Plant Breeders is the online, non-credit class for you. Delivered online over 10 weeks from June 6 through Aug. 12, this course does not require on-campus attendance.

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