Enroll for the Seed Science Course- 2020

JunJun 08 2020 - JunJun 12 2020 Africa/Johannesburg

Brief Description

The short course in Seed Science will provide you with a good working knowledge of seed physiology and technology (including seed vigour, dormancy, storage and enhancement) and is specifically aimed at seed analysts, scientists and employees of seed production companies. The course also focuses on providing you with a good working knowledge of seed taxonomy, morphology and reproductive biology in the workplace that will enable you to look into pollen and ovule development, pollination and fertilisation, fruit and seed morphology, seed germination and seedlings, as well as the pathology and genetics of different types of seed, in more depth.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to understand seed physiology taxonomy morphology and reproductive biology seed pathology, and genetics.

Course Content

Seed Physiology and Technology- Introduction to seed physiology- Seed vigour- Seed dormancy- Seed storage- Seed enhancementTaxonomy, Morphology and Reproductive Biology- Introduction to taxonomy and flower morphology- Pollen and ovule development, pollination and fertilization- Fruit and seed morphology- Morphological aspects of seed germination and seedlings Seed Pathology- Seed pathology Genetics- Aspects of genetic control in plants


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