This department develops activities in the areas of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology; Population Biology and Dynamic Evolution of Plants; Plant Cytogenetics; Microbial Genetics; Poultry Genetic Improvement; Physiological Genetics and Biochemistry; Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management, Food Science and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in a graduate programs in Plant Genetics and Breeding and also in the international program in Cellular and Molecular Plant Biology.

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