Course overview

This unit can be studied as part of the AFTP's "Advanced Sugar Beet Production and Management" course. 

Areas covered will include:

  • The history of plant breeding and seed production
  • Seed selection and ordering
  • Breeding for disease resistance
  • Introduction to seed technology at Germains, including a tour of the factory

Key facts

Course Dates
10 December 2019
1 day
IFST Membership
Your course enrolment also entitles you to one year of free membership to the IFST (Institute of Food, Science and Technology).
Course Provider
University of Nottingham
Course Arrangements
Full joining instructions will be confirmed by the course provider.
Course Location
BBRO (Norwich)
AFTP Cohort
My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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