AGRON 503 1 Fall 2020 - Climate and Crop Growth

Fall 2020
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
August 24, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Erik Kabela,, 515-294-2999
Course Description: 
Applied concepts in climate and agricultural meteorology with emphasis on the climate-agriculture relationship and the microclimate-agriculture interaction and crop risk management. Basic meteorological principles are also presented to support these applied concepts. Required course for the Master of Science in Agronomy degree program and Agronomy Graduate Certificate program.
Course Prerequisites: 
AGRON 181 or equivalent
MATH 140
Required Course Materials: 
Aguado, E. and Burt, J. Understanding Weather and Climate. 7th edition, October 2014. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 9780321987303. , Text ordering instructions: Order the book only. Do not order the Mastering Meteorology Kit offered with it. Do not order the Glo
Departmental Requirements: 
Controlled Enrollment: AGR. Restricted to graduate students enrolled in the MS Agronomy and Agronomy Graduate Certificate online degree programs. All other majors contact the MS Agronomy program office at 515-294-2999 or

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