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Department of Plant Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2333
Moscow, ID 83844-2333

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B.S. Biotechnology and Plant Genomics

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Improving Plant Growth and Development

Biotechnology involves a wide range of molecular and biochemical techniques to study and improve plant growth and development. In this field, you might work to increase a crop’s resistance to disease or a pest. Explore food production, fuel, fiber and landscapes and spend time in on-campus greenhouses and laboratories, where you could apply molecular biology techniques to investigate how plants defend themselves or produce critical secondary metabolites.

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  • Complete your own independent study
  • Access plant science farms and computer-controlled greenhouses
  • Learn advanced laboratory skills involving physiology, genetics, and immunology
  • Work in on-campus laboratories and learn cutting-edge molecular techniques
  • Intern with companies that regenerate potatoes or landscape plants from cells or tissues

The Science of Plants

Gain a scientific understanding of how plants grow and how plant products are utilized.

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Department of Plant Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2333
Moscow, ID 83844-2333

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