Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (UAAR)

Duration: Full Time, 2 Years
Degree Type: MSc
Department: Plant Breeding & Genetics
Campus: Rawalpindi

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Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the traits of plants in order to produce desired characteristics. Plant breeding can be accomplished through many different techniques ranging from simply selecting plants with desirable characteristics for propagation, to more complex molecular techniques.

Degree requirement for this program are:

  • B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture in the relevant subject with CGPA of at least 2.50/4.00. Must have passed GAT(General) with 50% marks.

Plant breeding has been practiced for thousands of years, since near the beginning of human civilization. It is now practiced worldwide by individuals such as gardeners and farmers, or by professional plant breeders employed by organizations such as government institutions, universities, crop-specific industry associations or research centers.

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