PLAS 462 or AGRO/HORT 862 – Cannabis Growth, Production and Breeding Basics


Instructor(s): Dr. Ellen Paparozzi and Dr. Ismail Dweikat

Number of Credit Hours: 2

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.

Prerequisites: AGRO/HORT 131 or LIFE 121; AGRO 215 or BIOS 206, HORT 221 recommended

Course Requirements & Materials:

  • Technical Requirements: PC or laptop/notebook, high-speed Internet access, Windows software package. All materials will be available via Canvas.

This Course is Ideal For…

  • Graduate students interested in learning more about cannabis breeding

Questions About This Module? Contact Leah Sandall at or 402-472-9295.