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Punjab Agricultural University organize Training on plant breeding ends
At Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), a 21-day training on “Mendelian Genetics to Molecular Genetics in relevance to Plant Breeding” concluded at the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics (PBG).
The course, 30th in the series, was held under the aegis of the Centre of Advanced Faculty Training in Genetics and Plant Breeding. A total of 15 scientists from eight states attended the programme.
Chairing the concluding session, Dr Neelam Grewal, Dean, Postgraduate Studies, PAU, highlighted the achievements of eminent breeders of PAU and exhorted candidates to be more pro-active in their research.
Dr Grewal said candidates should remain in touch with crop specialists at PAU and strengthen collaborative research programmes with the university as co-major guides of postgraduate students.
Eminent scientists from various farm institutes delivered talks on special topics. Certificates were awarded to candidates at the end of the programme.