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AGRI 1407 - AGRONOMY

Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including plant breeding, plant diseases, soils, insect control, and weed control. 48 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Summarize the role of climate and geography in present and past crop production
  • Explain the growth and development of crops
  • Analyze the impact of climate on crops
  • Assess the interactions of soils, water, and fertility on crop production
  • Contrast methods of pest management in crop production
  • Differentiate production methods based on geography and crop selection
  • Apply scientific reasoning to investigate questions and utilize scientific and agronomic tools to collect and analyze data and demonstrate methods
  • Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving to make informed decisions
  • Communicate effectively the results of scientific investigations
  • Summarize the role of climate and geography in present and past crop production

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4