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8106510/UWI

Offered: Grade 11, 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: Agricultural Biotechnology 2
Type of Credit: Elective

This course is designed to develop competencies in the areas of biotechnology in plant science, plant classification, media and nutrient requirements of plants, genetic principals of plant production, propagation, and plant pathogens. Activities include performing DNA extractions, running PCR’s (polymerase chain reactions) and working with various plant tissue cultures to develop and exercise plant modifications.