Examines the key ecological and evolutionary processes at work in agricultural systems and the ways those processes interact with human systems. Prereq: ENR 3000 (300.01), and 6 sem cr hrs of HCS taken at the 3000-level or above; or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 602.
This course will provide an overview of digital portfolio development of prior learning and/or on-going learning. Portfolios may be used to assess and compare learning with contemporary job requirements. Students will learn to select, categorize, and document their achievements and accomplishments for review and assessment, relative to career readiness skills and co-curricular competencies.
Advanced considerations in the manipulation of the greenhouse environment to control the growth and development of greenhouse crops. Prereq: 3521, Chem 1110 or 1210, and Biology 1101 or 1113; or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 521.
Sustainable fruit crop production principles/practices and their physiological bases as affected by environmental and economic factors. Prereq: 2201 or 2202, and Biology 1101 or 1113; or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 460.
A physiological and ecological study of the principal vegetable crop species grown for processing and fresh market use. The impacts of integrated crop management and other production systems on vegetable yields and quality are also considered. Prereq: 2200 (200), 2201, 2202, 300 or MolGen 3300 (PlntBio 300); and Chem 1110 (101) or 1210 (121); and Biology 1101 (101), 1113 (113), or MolGen 1101 (PlntBio 101); or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 450 or 605.
A study of weeds and invasive plant biology and ecology, and methods of vegetation management. Enrollment in the Masters in Plant Health Management Program required for online offering only. Prereq: 3100, 3200, or 3470, and Biology 1101, 1113, or 1113H; or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 422 or 610.
Growth characteristics, adaptation and utilization of grassland species for hay/silage, grazing, fuel and conservation. Prereq: 2201, 2201E, 2202, or 2202E, and Biology 1101, 1113, or 1113H; or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 412.
To gain a fundamental understanding of the historical development and scientific principles underlying crop domestication and utilization, and how they impact current and future development and utilization of selected grain, oilseed, and fiber crops. Prereq: 2201, 2201E, 2202, or 2202E, and Biology 1101, 1113, or 1113H. Not open to students with credit for 411.
Provides students with an introduction to small-scale vegetable farm planning and management through consideration of plant growth and production, farm design, farm management and operations, and produce marketing. Prereq: 5450 (450), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 613.
Special studies in the field of horticulture and crop science. Prereq: CPHR 2.50 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.