Instructor(s): Ismail Dweikat
Number of Credit Hours: 2
Cross-listings: PLAS 462, HORT 862
Prerequisites: PLAS 131 or LIFE 121; PLAS 215 or BIOS 206, PLAS 221 recommended
Description: History, breeding and production of cannabis for medicinal marijuana and hemp for fiber use when grown using a growth room, greenhouse, high tunnel and/or field. Clarification between scientific evidence and casual information.
Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives
- Demonstrate via examination an understanding of how to breed dioecious crops specifically feminized seed production.
- Examine and understand the plasticity of the Cannabis genome.
- Design a breeding or research experiment.