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Graduate programs

Our M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs are research-based and focus on problems relating to applied and theoretical aspects of crop improvement and plant biology in a wide range of plant species. The subject areas covered are:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Conservation and evolutionary biology
  • Crop and vegetable production
  • Crop physiology
  • Environmetrics
  • Ethnobotany
  • Genomics
  • Horticulture
  • Molecular plant pathology
  • Mycology
  • Plant and landscape ecology
  • Plant breeding
  • Plant-insect/pathogen interactions
  • Plant systematics
  • Tissue culture
  • Weed biology and control

For more information on graduate options, please visit the following web sites: Neotropical Environment Option; and Environment Option; and Bioinformatics Option (BioOpt). For additional information on the Bioinformatics Option, please contact Dr. Martina Stromvik martina [dot] stromvik [at] mcgill [dot] ca.


For more information

For detailed information and admission requirements, visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies web site, or contact us directly (see below).

As of October 2012, McGill’s formerly paper-based graduate application process has been replaced with a more convenient electronic version.  For detailed instructions on how to apply and how to upload required supporting documents in the new version, please see:  http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare

Plant Science Graduate Program Coordinator

carolyn [dot] bowes [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Carolyn Bowes)
Room R2-024
Raymond Building
Macdonald, McGill University
21,111 Lakeshore Road
Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9

Tel.: 514-398-7560
Fax: 514-398-7897