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Dr Lettice has a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching interests including genetics, plant biotechnology, plant pathology, soil science and data analysis.

Undergraduate modules

Cells, Biomolecules, Genetics and Evolution

  • Introduction to genetics including nuclear division, gene transcription and translation and Mendelian genetics.

Introduction to Plant Biotechnology*

  • The use of plant tissue culture and a range of novel biotechnological methods to improve plant genomes.

Environmentally Protective Management of Plant Pests and Pathogens*

  • Providing a grounding in plant pathology as well as the importance of biocontrol and biorational control methods for managing plant pests and pathogens.

Structure and Improvement of Soils*

  • From how soil is formed to how it is threatened and its impact of plant production, this module uses practical sessions to emphasise the key role soil plays in crop production.

Organic Crop Pest and Pathogen Management*

  • A comprehensive plant pathology module with a particular emphasis on organic systems.

Research Methods for Crop Science*

  • Designing experiments, collecting data, analysing and presenting results utilising a range of statistical tests.

 

*module coordinator

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