HORT801
Biology of Plant PathogensCrosslisted with PLPT 801, AGRO 801

Prerequisites: PLPT 369 or equivalent; an introduction to biochemistry course

Description: Molecular and cellular approach to the study of plant pathological principles.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT802
Ecology and Management of Plant PathogensCrosslisted with PLPT 802, AGRO 802

Prerequisites: PLPT 369 or equivalent; an introduction to biochemistry course

Description: Principles of plant disease epidemiology and disease control through cultural, biological, chemical and host plant resistance strategies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT803
Scientific Writing and CommunicationCrosslisted with AGRO 403, AGRO 803, HORT 403

Description: Reading and critiquing, writing, and presenting scientific information. Use research data to compose a manuscript in standard scientific format, and prepare and present a poster to a general audience. Ethical issues in research and writing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT806
Plant Ecophysiology: Theory and PracticeCrosslisted with AGRO 806, HORT 406, NRES 406, NRES 806, AGRO 406

Prerequisites: Junior standing; 4 hrs ecology; and 4 hrs botany or plant physiology.

Description: Principles of plant physiology which underlie the relationship between plants and their physical, chemical and biotic environments. An introduction to the ecological niche, limiting factors and adaptation. An overview of the seed germination and ecology, plant and soil water relations, nutrients, plant energy budgets, photosynthesis, carbon balance and plant-animal interactions. An introduction to various field equipment used in ecophysiological studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

HORT807
Bio-Atmospheric InstrumentationCrosslisted with AGRO 469, GEOG 469, HORT 407, METR 469, MSYM 469, NRES 469, AGRO 869, GEOG 869, METR 869, MSYM 869, NRES 869

Prerequisites: Junior standing; MATH 106; 4 hrs physics; physical or biological science major.

Description: Discussion and practical application of principles and practices of measuring meteorological and related variables near the earth's surface including temperature, humidity, precipitation, pressure, radiation and wind. Performance characteristics of sensors and modern data collection methods are discussed and evaluated.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT808
Microclimate: The Biological EnvironmentCrosslisted with AGRO 408, GEOG 408, HORT 408, METR 408, NRES 408, WATS 408, AGRO 808, GEOG 808, METR 808, NRES 808

Prerequisites: Junior standing, MATH 106 or equivalent, 5 hrs physics, major in any of the physical or biological sciences or engineering; or permission.

Description: Physical factors that create the biological environment. Radiation and energy balances of earth's surfaces, terrestrial and marine. Temperature, humidity, and wind regimes near the surface. Control of the physical environment through irrigation, windbreaks, frost protection, manipulation of light, and radiation. Applications to air pollution research. Instruments for measuring environmental conditions and remote sensing of the environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Physical Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT809A
Case studies in plant breeding: Breeding for Disease ResisitanceCrosslisted with AGRO 409A, AGRO 809A, HORT 409A

Description: The application of fundamental genetics principles in inheritance, gene mapping and DNA analysis to decision making by plant breeders with the goal of improving disease resistance in crop cultivars. Learning is structured by the genetics discovery story told in published research articles and the thinking process of plant breeders who will use these discoveries in their work.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT809B
Case Studies in plant breeding: Transgenic strategies for disease resistanceCrosslisted with AGRO 409B, AGRO 809B, HORT 409B

Description: The application of basic science and technology by plant genetic engineering experts with the goal of teaming with plant breeders to improve disease resistance in crop cultivars. Learning is structured by the genetics discovery story told in published research articles and the thinking process of genetic engineers and plant breeders who will use these discoveries in their work.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT810
Plant Molecular BiologyCrosslisted with AGRO 810, BIOC 810, BIOS 810

Prerequisites: AGRO 215 or BIOS 206; BIOC 831 or permission

Description: Molecular genetic basis of biological function in higher plants. Genome organization, gene structure and function, regulation of gene expression, recombinant DNA, and genetic engineering principles. Material taken primarily from current literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT811
Plant Tissue CultureCrosslisted with BIOS 811, NRES 811

Prerequisites: BIOS 109; AGRO 325 which includes CHEM 109, 110; or equivalent

Description: Survey of techniques used in plant cell, tissue and organ culture, including current research. Laboratory emphasizes practical manipulation of plant cells, tissues, and organs, including examples from woody and herbaceous plant species.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

HORT812
Landscape EcologyCrosslisted with NRES 810

Prerequisites: 12 hrs biological sciences or related fields including BIOS 320 or permission

Description: Spatial arrangements of ecosystems, the interaction among component ecosystems through the flow of energy, materials and organisms, and alteration of this structure through natural or anthropogenic forces.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT813
Turfgrass and Landscape Weed ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 813, TLMT 813

Description: Fundamental terminology associated with turfgrass and landscape weed management. Weed identification and the cultural practices and herbicide strategies to limit weed invasion and persistence.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT814
Turfgrass Disease ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 414, AGRO 814, HORT 414, PLPT 414, PLPT 814, TLMT 414, TLMT 814

Prerequisites: BIOS/PLPT 369 or one semester of introductory plant pathology.

Description: Pathogens, epidemiology, and control of diseases specific to turfgrass. Access to the World Wide Web (WWW) and e-mail required.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT817
Plant Pathology Principles and ApplicationCrosslisted with PLPT 817, AGRO 817

Prerequisites: 12 hours of prior coursework in the plant sciences

Description: Introduction to the biology of plant pathogenic organisms; pathogen-plant interactions; environmental influences; cultural, resistance, and chemical strategies for plant disease management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT818
Agroforestry Systems in Sustainable AgricultureCrosslisted with HORT 418, NRES 417, NRES 817

Prerequisites: 12 hours biological or agricultural sciences.

Description: The roles of woody plants in sustainable agricultural systems of temperate regions. Emphasis on the ecological and economic benefits of trees and shrubs in the agricultural landscape. Topics include: habitat diversity and biological control; shelterbelts structure, function, benefits and design; intercropping systems; silvopastoral systems; riparian systems; and production of timber and specialty crops. Comparison of temperate agroforestry systems to those of tropical areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT821
Learning BiotechnologyCrosslisted with AGRO 821

Description: Investigate biotechnology and its application in solving problems and connect biotechnology to basic science concepts in biology and chemistry. Integrate individually-designed biotechnology lessons into learning standards.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT822
Integrated Weed ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 822

Prerequisites: 12 hrs AGRO and/or closely related HORT and/or BIOS

Description: Principles and application of (IWM). Noxious and invasive weed species. Crops and weed control. Plant population shifts. Use of herbicides and the biologically effective dose. Critical period of weed control and weed threshold. Herbicide tolerant crops.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT824
Plant Nutrition and Nutrient ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 824

Prerequisites: AGRO 325 or basic course in plant physiology. A course in organic chemistry or biochemistry recommended

Offered spring semesters.

Description: Macro and micro nutrient elements and their function in the growth and development of plants. Role of single elements. Interaction and/or balances between elements and nutrient deficiency and/or toxicity symptoms as they affect the physiology of the whole plant. Relationship between crop nutrition and production and/or environmental considerations (e.g. yield, drought, temperature, pests).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT826
Invasive PlantsCrosslisted with AGRO 426, AGRO 826, HORT 426, NRES 426, NRES 826

Prerequisites: AGRO/HORT/SOIL 153; BIOS 109.

Description: Identification, biology and ecology of weedy and invasive plants. Principles of invasive plant management by preventative, cultural, biological, mechanical and chemical means using an adaptive management framework. Herbicide terminology and classification, plant-herbicide and soil-herbicide interactions, equipment calibration and dosage calculations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT827
Turfgrass Systems ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 427, HORT 427, TLMT 427, AGRO 827, TLMT 827

Prerequisites: 9 hrs Agricultural Plant Science and 3 hrs Soil Science

Description: Critical evaluation of turfgrass settings to create economical and environmentally friendly management systems for professionally managed turf areas.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT829A
Food Security: A Global PerspectiveCrosslisted with ANTH 429A, ANTH 829A, AGRO 429A, AGRO 829A, HORT 429A, NRES 429A, NRES 829A, NUTR 429A, NUTR 829A

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Overview of the technical and sociocultural dimensions of global food insecurity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT832
Learning Plant ScienceCrosslisted with AGRO 832

Description: The biology of plants grown for food, fiber, fuel and fun. Connect applied plant science to basic science concepts in biology and chemistry. Integrate individually-designed plant science lessons into learning standards.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT836
Agroecosystems AnalysisCrosslisted with AGRO 436, AGRO 836, HORT 436

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Description: Analysis of production, economics, environmental impacts, and social integration aspects of farms and farming systems

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT839
Organic Farming and Food SystemsCrosslisted with AGRO 839, AGRO 439, HORT 439

Prerequisites: Admission to the MS or PhD program

Description: History of organic farming and horticultural systems, organic certification, nutrient and pest management in organic systems, planning organic enterprises including production and marketing, resilience of organic systems in ecological, economic, and social terms; future issues and potentials of organic food systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT840
Turfgrass and Landscape Integrated Pest ManagementCrosslisted with TLMT 840

Description: Principles of turfgrass and landscape plant pest management and tools to implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approaches. Creating healthy landscapes and effectiveness of IPM alternatives.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT841
Perennial Plant Function, Growth, and DevelopmentCrosslisted with AGRO 441, AGRO 841, HORT 441, RNGE 441

Prerequisites: AGRO 325 or equivalent.

Description: Principles of crop physiology and developmental morphology in relation to function, growth, development, and survival of perennial forage, range, and turf plants. The relationship of physiology and morphological development on plant use and management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT842A
Plant Pathology

Description: Survey of the principles and practice of plant pathology. The main and genetic elements in plant disease will be covered. Many of the major diseases, as well as their causes and effects, will be surveyed. Course is taught by faculty from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and will be offered in the spring semester of even-numbered calendar years. To enroll, students must be accepted into the horticulture graduate certificate program or get permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT842B
Plant Physiology

Description: Life processes of plants, with an emphasis on water relations and hormonal and stress physiology. Includes fundamental concepts underlying the science of crop physiology, including crop phenology, canopy development and light interception, photosynthesis and respiration, and dry matter partitioning. Course is taught by faculty from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and will be offered in the fall semester of even-numbered calendar years. To enroll, students must be accepted into the horticulture graduate certificate program or get permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT842E
Floral Crops Production and Handling

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University. HORT 842E is offered spring semester of even-numbered calendar years.

Description: Principles and commercial practices for producting floral potted crops and cut flowers and the physical responses of plants to their environment. Aspects of post harvest physiology.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

HORT842J
Water Issues in Lawn and Landscape

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University. Hort 842J is offered spring semesters.

Description: Critical water issues related to irrigation in urbanizing watersheds and water quality and quantity. Factors impacting water scarcity and quality. Interrelatedness of correct irrigation practices and water quality/quantity and equip students to protect water resources through application of science-based irrigation practices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT843A
Greenhouse Crop Production

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. Hort 843A is offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Introduction to the concepts of greenhouse construction, operation and management for a variety of horticultural crops, with an emphasis on ornamental crops. Greenhouse construction, heating, cooling, growing media, pest management, nutrition, fertility, growth regulation, irrigation, post-harvest handling, and marketing of greenhouse crops.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

HORT843B
Seed Sciences

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. HORT 843B is offered spring semester of even-number calendar years.

Description: Seed morphology, anatomy, and chemistry. Germination, emergence, and dormancy processes in seed, as well as various quality aspects including vigor, longevity, and deterioration. Discussion of genetically engineered seeds and other current topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT843E
Advanced Interiorscaping

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. HORT 843E is offered spring semester of even-numbered calendar years.

Description: Physiological principles and industry practices in the production, moving, care, and maintenance of interior plants. Career tools to design, install and maintain interior plant-scapes. Review of pertinent literature and class exercises designed to improve skills and knowledge of interior plant physiology, care and maintenance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT843J
Herbicide Action

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. HORT 843E is offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Familiarize advanced students with current state of knowledge on herbicide modes and mechanisms of action and recent developments by industry and universities in plant physiology. Integration of plant pathology, plant physiology, biochemistry, plant breeding, and principles of weed science as they relate to herbicide modes and mechanisms of action.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

HORT843K
Advanced Arboriculture

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. HORT 843K is offered fall semester of odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Physiological principles and industry practices in the production, moving, care, and maintenance of ornamental trees, shrubs, and ground covers. Provides career tools for installation and maintenance woody plants.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT843M
Weed Science

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. HORT 843M is offered fall semester of odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Weeds and weed control methods in agronomic and horticultural crops and turf grass with chemical weed control. History of weed control, weed characteristics, weed competition, and methods of weed control including mechanical, cultural, biological, and chemical. Discussion of herbicides by family with regard to chemical structure, efficacy, mode and mechanism of action, crop selectivity, soil activity and persistence, and cost.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

HORT844A
Environmental Nursery Production Practices

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permissiona

Distance education course delivered by North Carolina State University. HORT 844A is offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Cultural nursery crop production practices presented in consideration of current best management practices, conservation of resources, scientific research-based investigations related to nursery cultural practices, potential risks to nursery personnel, and off-site movement of airborne materials and effluents to surrounding areas and public watersheds.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT844B
Environmental Stress Physiology

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by North Carolina State University. HORT 844B is offered spring semester every year and fall semester of even-numbered calendar years.

Description: Physiology of plant responses to environmental stresses, with emphasis on current research in selected physiological, molecular, and biochemical mechanisms for tolerance to environmental stresses, such as temperature extremes, drought, salt, pathogens and other plants.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT844E
General Viticulture

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission

Distance education course delivered by North Carolina State University. HORT 844E is offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Aspects of grapes from vine anatomy to final products. Cultivars, propagation, canopy management, diseases, weed control, physiology, anatomy, irrigation, wine production, climates and soils.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT849
Woody Plant Growth and DevelopmentCrosslisted with BIOS 849, NRES 849

Prerequisites: CHEM 251 and AGRO 325

Description: Plant growth and development specifically of woody plants as viewed from an applied whole-plant physiological level. Plant growth regulators, structure and secondary growth characteristics of woody plants, juvenility, senescence, abscission and dormancy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT871
Vines, Wines and YouCrosslisted with HORT 471, NUTR 471, NUTR 871, HRTM 471, HRTM 871

Prerequisites: 6 hrs science or equivalent experience; 21 years of age or older

Description: Origin, botany, historical and cultural significance of the grapevine and related species. Principles and practices of vineyard establishment, management and processing of grape products, importance and/or scope of grape and wine industry; global and local significance. Culinary applications, health, environmental and safety-related issues, business and industry relations and experience. Proof of age is required.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT880
Modified RootzonesCrosslisted with AGRO 480, HORT 480, TLMT 480, TLMT 880, AGRO 880

Description: Modified rootzones and their applications in the turfgrass and landscape management industry. Correct applications and construction techniques. Offered as a five-week course.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT888
Business Management for Agricultural EnterprisesCrosslisted with HORT 488, EAEP 488, AGRO 488, ENTR 488, EAEP 888, AGRO 888, ENTR 888, ABUS 488

Description: Research a specific agricultural enterprise. Develop and present a business plan using materials from the primary area of interest. HORT 488/888 requires the completion of a shadowing assignment and the analysis of case studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT889
Urbanization of Rural LandscapesCrosslisted with AGRO 489, AGRO 889, CRPL 489, HORT 489, CRPL 889

Prerequisites: Senior standing, graduate standing, or permission.

Description: Development converts rural landscapes into housing, roads, malls, parks, and commercial uses. This process fragments landscapes and changes ecosystem functions, drives up land prices, and pushes agriculture into more marginal areas.This multi-disciplinary, experiential course guides students in learning about the urbanization process, the impacts on landscapes, people, and the community, and the choices that are available to informed citizens.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT894
Graduate Degree Project CreditsCrosslisted with AGRO 894

Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Agronomy or Horticulture degree program

Description: Design, develop and complete a project that requires synthesis of the course topics covered in the primary area of emphasis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

HORT896
Independent Study

Prerequisites: 12 hrs plant sciences, permission and advance approval of plan of work

Description: Individual or group projects in research and literature review under supervision and evaluation of a departmental faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

ACE:

HORT897
Master of Applied Science ProjectCrosslisted with AGRI 897, AGRO 897, NRES 897

Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Applied Science degree program

Description: Project activity for the Master of Applied Science degree. Design, develop and complete a project that requires synthesis of the course topics covered in the primary area of emphasis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

HORT899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

HORT907
Agricultural ClimatologyCrosslisted with AGRO 907, METR 907, NRES 907

Prerequisites: NRES 808; STAT 801 or equivalent

Description: Offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years. Analysis and use of climatological data as applied to agricultural activities and the use of climatological information to assist in decision making.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT919
Plant GeneticsCrosslisted with AGRO 919

Prerequisites: AGRO 215

Description: Focus student learning on principles related to mendelian, population, and molecular genetics of plants including allelisms, nonallelic gene interaction, linkage and recombination, mode of inheritance, mutation, epigenetics, DNA-based makers and mapping techniques, inheritance of qualitative and quantitative traits, and plant transformation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT920
Xenobiotics in the EnvironmentCrosslisted with AGRO 920, ENTO 920, EOHT 920, NRES 920

Prerequisites: Recommend one course each in organic chemistry, soil science, biochemistry, plant physiology, microbiology and ecology

Description: Fate and ecotoxicological impacts of biologically foreign compounds in soil-water-plant environments; uptake, mechanisms of toxicity and metabolism in plants and other biota. Herbicides and other pesticides.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT931
Population GeneticsCrosslisted with AGRO 931, ASCI 931

Prerequisites: AGRO 215 and STAT 801

Description: Structure of populations, forces affecting gene frequency and frequency of genotypes, continuous variation, population values and means, genotypic and environmental variances and covariances.

This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 932, STAT 847; ASCI 944, STAT 844

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT963
Genetics of Host-Parasite InteractionCrosslisted with AGRO 963, BIOS 963, PLPT 963

Prerequisites: BIOS 820; and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT965
Plant VirologyCrosslisted with BIOS 965, PLPT 965, AGRO 965

Prerequisites: PLPT *801 or *802; and permission

Description: Virus molecular biology; virosphere; virus-vector relationships; plant resistance to virus infection economic impact and control of plant diseases by viruses. Offered odd-numbered calendar years.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

HORT968
Seminar in Plant PathologyCrosslisted with BIOS 968, PLPT 968, AGRO 968

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT991
Seminar Presentation and EvaluationCrosslisted with AGRO 991

Description: Various topics in horticulture, agronomy or related subjects. Emphasis on techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT992
General SeminarCrosslisted with AGRO 992, NRES 992

Description: Expected of all Agronomy and Horticulture graduate students. Presentation of thesis/dissertation or non-thesis topics in agronomy, horticulture or related subjects. Agronomy and Horticulture PhD students should enroll in this course twice.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

HORT996
Research Other Than Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Investigations, without reference to thesis work, on genetic, physiological, ecological, meteorological, and morphological aspects of horticultural crops.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

HORT999
Doctoral DissertationCrosslisted with AGRO 999

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair. AGRO 999 is pass/no pass only

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: