Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
Seed Biotechnology Center
University of California
Seed Biotechnology Center

Hemp Breeding and Seed Production

Dates: October 29, 2019 - October 30, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact: Julie Tillman jtillman@ucdavis.edu

Sponsor: Seed Biotechnology Center

Location: UC Davis (Activities and Recreation Center, Ballroom)

Event Details

Hemp Breeding and Seed Production is a two-day course designed to enhance the knowledge of professionals working on hemp improvement and propagation. The course covers hemp seed production topics such as flowering, pollination, seed development, harvesting and certification. Course participants will also learn about hemp genomics, genetics, sex expression, types of cultivars with corresponding breeding schemes and intellectual property protection options. The course will be delivered in an interactive format with lectures and discussions. The instructors include experts from the public and private sectors.

Course Topics
• Hemp reproductive biology
• Genetics and genomics
  • Genetic diversity
  • Chemotypes, Chemistry
• Types of cultivars and breeding schemes
• Biology and physiology of seed development
• Seed production flowering, pollination, seed development, harvesting
• Seed Certification
• Intellectual property protection

http://sbc.ucdavis.edu/Courses/Hemp_Breeding_and_Seed_Production/

 

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