What we do

PBI covers a wide range of activities associated with University studies, from students to international research programs.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching

Plant Genetics for Undergraduates and Masters and PhD in Plant Breeding are studied at PBI.


Research in Plant Breeding from the glasshouse and laboratories to the field are conducted at PBI.


Services assisting the cereal plant companies and trials of horticultural products are available.

PBI Brochure

A highlight summary illustrating the PBI activities.

Expanding our Horizons

The PBI is expanding into the understanding of sustainable farming and its impact on the environment.

Areas of interest

The PBI covers all aspects of plant breeding and its associated environments. Cereal rust, plant breeding and horticulture are the main areas of interest for the Institute. The breeding philosophy of the PBI is minimum inputs for maximum outputs.