NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES (NMBU)

Plant Sciences

The programme consits of two specializations:

1) Plant Production and Plant Protection, focusing on:

  • Flowers, fruits, berries and vegetables
  • Cereals, fiber, oil and protein plants and plants for feed
  • Sustainable production systems for food, feed and ornamentals
  • Physiological processes in plants, affected by external factors (nutrients, temperature, light and daylength)
  • How plant breeding are used to meet the marked
  • Biology of insects, pathogens and weeds in agricultural systems.
  • Principles for disease control, with particular focus on plant resistance and resistance breeding.
  • Methods and strategies for protecting plants from pest organisms and reducing competition from weeds

2)Plant Biotechnology, focusing on:

  • Theoretical and practical use of genetic and molecular methods
  • Physiology processes in plants, and plant adapation to environment and climate
  • Understanding of advanced gene regulation

Choice of electives provides the possibility for individual adjustments in the study programmes.

Application deadline
Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City ├ůs
Credits 120.0
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