Crop Genetics

Introduction to genetic concepts of reproductive systems, recombination, mutation, segregation and linkage analysis, inbreeding, quantitative inheritance, fertility regulation, population genetics and polyploidy to prepare for subsequent e-modules in crop improvement. The course will be developed with applied learning e-modules and will use crops important to Africa as examples when possible.

Coordinator: Shui-Zhang Fei

Collaborating Faculty in Africa:

  • KNUST: Richard Akromah, Stephen Amoah
  • MAK: Richard Edema, Paul Gibson, Sadik Kassim, Settumba Mukasa
  • UKZN: John Derera, Pangirayi Tongoona, Hussein Shimelis