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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.

For more information

For detailed information and admission requirements, visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies web site, or contact

Erin MinnettErin Minnett

Plant Science Graduate Program Coordinator
Raymond Building, Room R2-024
Macdonald Campus, McGill University
21,111 Lakeshore Road, Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9

Tel.: 514-398-7560 | Fax: 514-398-7897 | erin.minnett [at] (Email)

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