Conducting and reporting research with distinction. Students are expected to present at the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forum. Prereq: CPHR 3.00 or above, and GPA 3.00 or above in major, and permission of project supervisor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Examine a variety of open source and Web 2.0 communication technologies applicable to turf, landscape and other professionals. Identify issues related to authoring, delivering, and integrating applications into a professional social network. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 560.
A study of plant transmission and functional genetics and their role in crop improvement. Prereq: 2200 (200) or 2201 or 2202 or 300 or MolGen 3300 (PlntBio 300); and Chem 1110 (101) or 1210 (121); and Biology 1101 (101) or 1113 (113), or MolGen 1101 (PlntBio 101). Not open to students with credit for 325.
Special studies in the field of horticulture and crop science. Prereq: GPA 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.
Introduction to the basic concepts of irrigation and fertilizer injector (fertigation) systems as components of sustainable plant systems. Prereq: 2201 or 2202, and Math 1148 or 1130.
Introduction to greenhouse systems, structural designs, controlled environment technologies, and management practices to commercially grow ornamental and vegetable crops under a controlled environment. Prereq: 2200, 2201, or 2202. Not open to students with credit for 5521.
Participation in structured co-curricular programs leading to professional development. Prereq: GPA 2.00 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.
A study of the physiological processes of seed formation, dormancy, and germination; the production and marketing of seed in commerce. Prereq: 2201 or 2202, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 420.
Current issues faced by immigrant workers in agriculture and the cultural, historical and legal context affecting work relations with their American supervisors. Au Sem; even years. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 380.
Principles, methods, and facilities involved in the sexual and asexual multiplication of plants. Credit for 2201 highly recommended prior to enrollment. Prereq: 2202. Not open to students with credit for 320.