FDS407 Cereal Science 4 (8)
This subject teaches students basic principles associated with early-stage testing in cereal breeding. The content includes descriptions of breeding techniques, the role of biometrics, and testing methodologies, including NIR
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Wine and Food Sciences
Assumed Knowledge
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Describe the basics of applied genetics and BioIT in plant breeding
  • Describe the importance of biometry to breeding methodologies
  • Describe methods for earlystage testing in breeding, including NIR
The subject will cover the following topics:
* Applied genetics in plant breeding * Introduction to biometry * Microarray and ELISA techniques in early testing * BioIT for graphical genotyping * Near infrared technology ? practical implementation
Current Students

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Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.