BS Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics) - Superior University Lahore

BS Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics)

Build the skills to lead in BS Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics)

The BS Agriculture (Plant Breeding and Genetics) program at Superior University is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the field of plant breeding and genetics. Through a rigorous curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge and practical training, students will develop a deep understanding of the principles and techniques used in plant breeding, genetic engineering, and crop improvement.

Eligibility Criteria

F.Sc or equivalent 

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

Semester 2

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

Semester 3

CourseCredit Hours
Pakistan Studies2
Plant Breeding & Genetics3
Agronomy 3
Introductory Plant Pathology3
Farm Mechanization2
Introduction to Veterinary Preventive
Rural Sociology and Development2

Semester 4

CourseCredit Hours
Agriculture Economics3
Agriculture Extension3
Forestry & Range Management3
Irrigation and Drainage Practices2
Introductory Statistics2
Basics of Molecular Biology2
Introductory Plant Biotechnology2

Semester 5

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

Semester 6

CourseCredit Hours
Breeding Fibre Crops3
Breeding Sugar Crops3
Breeding Maize and Millets3
Biodiversity and Plant Genetic Resources3
Molecular Genetics3
Bio-safety Measures in Crop

Semester 7

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

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

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