University of Wisconsin–Madison


Welcome to the Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Established in 1968, the interdisciplinary PBPG program leads the nation in the number of plant breeding graduate degrees granted in the last twenty years.

Quick Facts about PBPG:

  • Established in 1968
  • A UW System Center of Excellence
  • Includes faculty from the departments of Agronomy,  Biochemistry,  Botany, Genetics,  Horticulture,  Plant Pathology,  and Statistics.
  • M.S. and Ph.D. degrees granted
  • State-of-the-art research facilities
  • Wide variety of crops studied.
  • Vibrant campus and active plant science student community.

Learn more About the Program.