AGRON 531 1 Fall 2020 - Crop Ecology and Management

Fall 2020
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
20
Date: 
August 24, 2020 - December 18, 2020
Instructor: 
Laura Merrick, lmerrick@iastate.edu, 515-294-3763
Course Description: 
Ecological principles underlying crop production systems. Crop production in the context of management approaches, system resources and constraints, and interactions. Emphasis on the ecology of row and forage crops common to the Midwest. Required course for the Master of Science in Agronomy degree program.
Course Prerequisites: 
AGRON 501, AGRON 502, AGRON 503
AGRON 512 and 514 recommended
Required Course Materials: 
National Research Council. Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century. 2010. National Academies Press. Paperback & eTextbook ISBN: 9780309148962
Free PDF: https://www.nap.edu/login.php?record_id=12832&page=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nap.edu%2Fdownload.php%3Frecord_id%3D12832
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 msagron@iastate.edu.
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirements

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