Masters in Plant Breeding and Genetics
How To Apply
Admission form can be downloaded from the university website (www.uaf.edu.pk). Forms complete in all respects should be submitted to the university before the due date.
PKR 20,000/- per Semester
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 requirements for this program are:
- BSc (Hons) Agriculture/BSc (Hons) Agriculture with major in the relevant field of study (deficiency courses will be given where necessary), with minimum 45% marks or 2.5/4.0 CGPA, and having Punjab Domicile.
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.