DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
PGR 507 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES (2L+1P) I
To train the students in germplasm data base management using modern tools and softwares.
Statistical techniques in management of germplasm, developing core collection, estimation of sample size during plant explorations, impact of sampling on population structure.
Sequential sampling for viability estimation, introduction of binomial, normal and negative cumulative normal, use of Probit scales, viability equations and nomograms, estimation of sample size for storage and viability testing.
Germplasm documentation; basics of computer and operating systems, database management system, use of statistical softwares, pictorial and graphical representation of data; Introduction to communication network.
Experimental designs and data analysis; viability equations, sampling strategies, data documentation, cataloguing.