AGRO 1110G. Introduction to Plant Science (Lecture & Lab)
4 Credits (3+2P)
This is an introductory course for understanding plant science. Basic biological, chemical, and physical principles of various plants are covered. The focus of this course is on plants/crops used in agriculture production of food and fiber as well as pasture and range plants. Plant taxonomy and soil properties will also be discussed. Same as HORT 1115G.
- Describe the basic structure of plants including growth and function.
- Define photosynthesis, respiration, and translocation
- Utilize plant taxonomy techniques to identify various plants.
- Classify soils based on their chemical and physical properties.
- Explain how different soil properties affect plant growth and sustainability.
AGRO 2160. Plant Propagation
3 Credits (2+2P)
Practical methods of propagating horticultural plants by seed, cuttings, layering, grafting, division and tissue culture. Examination of relevant physiological processes involved with successful plant propagation techniques. Crosslisted with HORT 2160.
- Practical methods of propagating plants by seed, cuttings, layering, grafting, division, and tissue culture through experiential, “hands-on” laboratories.
- Relevant physiological principles involved in propagating horticultural plants through lecture discussions and readings.
AGRO 2996. Special Topics
1-4 Credits (1-4)
Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Maximum of 4 credits per semester. No more than 9 credits toward a degree. May be repeated up to 9 credits. Consent of Instructor required.