BS Plant Breeding and Genetics

The BS Agriculture program at Superior provides the students with invaluable insights into the continuous technological transformation in the field of agriculture through experiential learning modules that help with bridging the gap between the classroom, the farm, and the commercial market. Given the agricultural industry’s significant contribution to the national economy, this program holds great potential for sustainable and cost-effective entrepreneurial ventures along with a range of employment opportunities.

Semester 1

CourseCredit Hours
Basics of Agriculture3
Islamic Studies/Ethics2
Computer Science and Information Technology3
Introduction to Food Science and Technology3
Exercise in Reading, Writing & Comprehension3
Elementary Mathematics3
Total17

Semester 2

CourseCredit Hours
Communication Skills3
Introductory Entomology3
Introductory Horticulture3
Introduction to Soil Science3
Marketing & Agri. Business3
Total15

Semester 3

CourseCredit Hours
Pakistan Studies2
Plant Breeding & Genetics3
Principles of Agronomy3
Introductory Plant Pathology3
Farm Mechanization2
Introduction to Veterinary Preventive2
Medicine2
Total17

Semester 4

CourseCredit Hours
Agriculture Economics3
Agriculture Extension3
Introduction to Rangelands and Wildlife Management3
Irrigation and Drainage Practices2
Introductory Statistics2
Basics of Molecular Biology2
Introductory Plant Biotechnology2
Total17

Semester 5

CourseCredit Hours
Principles of Genetics3
Breeding Field Crops3
Cytogenetics3
Fundamentals of Plant Biometry3
Modern Techniques in Plant Breeding3
Genomics in Agriculture3
Total18

Semester 6

CourseCredit Hours
Breeding Fibre Crops3
Breeding Sugar Crops3
Breeding Maize and Millets3
Biodiversity and Plant Genetic Resources3
Molecular Genetics3
Total15

Semester 7

CourseCredit Hours
Breeding Oilseed Crops3
Breeding Pulse Crops3
Breeding Vegetable Crops3
Breeding Cereal Crops3
Experimentation in Plant Breeding3
Breeding Medicinal Plants3
Total18

Semester 8

CourseCredit Hours
Breeding Fodder and Forage Crops3
Crop Variety Registration and Intellectual Property Rights3
Breeding for Crop Quality Traits3
Fundamentals of Research & Scientific Writing3
Internship or Research Project4
Total16

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