UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center's Hemp Breeding & Seed Production Academy

October 27 – 29, 2020
Event details
October 27 – 29, 2020
12:00 am

Event summary

The UC Davis Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) mobilizes the research, educational and outreach resources of UC Davis in partnership with the seed and biotechnology industries to facilitate discovery and commercialization of new seed technologies for agricultural and consumer benefit.

Led by industry professionals, this course is designed to enhance the knowledge of those working on hemp improvement and propagation. The course covers hemp seed production topics including flowering, pollination, seed development, harvesting and certification. Participants will also learn about hemp genomics, genetics, sex expression, types of cultivars with corresponding breeding schemes and intellectual property protection options.

Cooley partners Chris Holly and Dan Knauss will provide participants an executive summary overview of the core concepts involved with developing, monitoring and enforcing an intellectual property estate around hemp innovation. Their module will give participants key insights and best practices to implement in this nascent and quickly evolving agricultural industry.

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