Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: C01 Crop Breeding and Genetics

Title: Symposium--Training Plant Breeders to Design and Manage 21st Century Cultivar Development Pipelines

Organizer: Seth C. Murray
Moderator: Gary N. Atlin
Lead Community Sponsor:
Cosponsor: C08 Plant Genetic Resources
Community Cosponsor:
Format: Oral Symposium
Keywords: Education, Plant Breeding and Training

Session Description: This symposium will assess the training needs of modern plant breeders, both at the graduate level and for continuing education, and will present exciting innovations in how to develop and deliver a curriculum that prepares breeders to use new tools to deliver higher rates of genetic gain.