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Agronomy (AGRO)

AGRO 410W Physiology of Agricultural Crops (4) Study of the relation of plants to their environment and the physiology of crop plant growth.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028  

AGRO 423 Forage Crop Management (3) Application of agronomic, ecological, and physiological principles to the production and management of pasture and forage crops.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028  

AGRO 425 Field Crop Management (3) Application of agronomic, ecological, and physiological principles to management systems for the efficient production of the major field crops.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028  

AGRO 438 (AGECO 438) Principles of Weed Management (4) Weedy plant taxonomy, biology and ecology of weedy plant populations, and integration of biological, chemical, cultural and biological controls.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 6 credits in plant sciences  

AGRO 460 (BIOTC 460) Advances and Applications of Plant Biotechnology (3) This course provides a comprehensive overview and current status of plant biotech research. The course provides knowledge of plant systems that fall in the category of GMOs.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 230W orB M B 251  

AGRO 489 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3) Participate with instructors in teaching an undergraduate agronomy course; assist with teaching, evaluation, and development of instructional materials.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 028 approval of instructor  

AGRO 490 (SOILS 490) Colloquium (1) Continuing written and oral presentations developed by students in consultation with the course instructor.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing  

AGRO 495 Internship (1-5) Supervised field experience related to the student's major.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: approval of proposed assignment by instructor prior to registration.  

AGRO 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 501 Graduate Student Dialogue (1) Orientation discussion group for incoming graduate students. Review departmental policies and learn about the diverse faculty programs in the department.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 510 Ecology of Agricultural Systems (3) Examination of ecological concepts and research on agroecosystem processes and dynamics via discussion and analysis of review and research papers.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 546 orHORT 445 or the equivalent (Classic Ecology Population Ecology or Plant Ecology)  

AGRO 518 Responses of Crop Plants to Environmental Stress (3) Physiological and ecological aspects of the response of crop plants to environmental stresses in establishment, persistence, and reproduction.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AGRO 410W  

AGRO 555 Effective Scientific Communications (2) Instruction and practice in verbal communication of scientific information to technical and non-technical audiences through realistic exercises with invited audiences.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 590 Colloquium (1-3 per semester/maximum of 3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

AGRO 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are surpervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised training in teaching methodology for classroom and laboratory type instruction. Supervision provided by faculty member responsible for course.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

AGRO 808 Applied Computational Analysis (3) Comprehensive appraisal of designs for field, greenhouse, and growth-chamber experiments; and techniques for data collection, analysis, inference, and presentation.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

AGRO 851 Applied Plant Population Biology (3) Lectures and exercises designed to develop student competency in plant selection to promote ecological diversity and genetically superior plants.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

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