COURSE: BSC IN PLANT IMPROVEMENT

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Duration:
3 Years Full Time
After completion of this cource, the student will have a thorough knowledge of plant improvement. The programme specialises in the breeding of new crops. The student will be able to specialise in Genetics, Plant breeding or Plant improvement on a post graduate level up to Ph.D. With a mere three-year qualification, the student can provide services as a technician at institutes such as agricultural research institute, forestry, seed and pest control companies.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years full time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Biology

  • Biometry

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Computer literacy


Second year subjects:


  • Entomology

  • Genetics

  • Plant breeding

  • Botany

  • Plant pathology


Third year subjects:


  • Entomology

  • Biochemistry

  • Hortology

  • Genetics

  • Plant breeding

  • Botany

  • Plant pathology


Careers: crop cultivator, crop and plant specialist, researcher.

Source: www.ufs.ac.za

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