European Plant Breeding Academy and UC Davis Graduate 19 Breeders

[The Plant Breeding Academy is a professional development course established by UC Davis to train plant breeders in the seed industry. The course is for breeders who want additional training in genetics, statistics, and breeding theory.]

European Plant Breeding Academy: Class III Graduates

by Rale Gjuric
University of California, Davis
July 8, 2015

On June 26, 2015, the UC Davis European Plant Breeding Academy (PBA) graduated the third class with a session in Davis, California. Over the last two years, during the six sessions held in Gent, Belgium; Angers, France; Gatersleben, Germany; Enkhuizen, The Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain, and UC Davis, U.S., 19 participants spent more than 300 hours in classes, workshops and the field, training towards the Plant Breeding Academy Certificate.

The next class of the European Plant Breeding Academy starts in October 2015. Registration is still open for the remaining few spots in the class. For more information on the Plant Breeding Academy contact Joy Patterson at or visit PBA.

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