AGRON 511 1 Fall 2020 - Crop Improvement

Fall 2020
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
August 24, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Debra Lee,, 515-294-2999
Course Description: 
Basic principles in the genetic improvement of crop plants. Methods of cultivar development in self-pollinated and cross-pollinated crop species. Required course for the Master of Science in agronomy degree program and agronomy graduate certificate program.
Course Prerequisites: 
AGRON 181 or equivalent
MATH 140
CHEM 163
BIOL 101
Required Course Materials: 
Sleper, D. and Poehlman J. Breeding Field Crops; 5th edition. July 2006. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 9780813824284
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
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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