STB 535 XW Summer 2020 - Introduction to the Seed Industry

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Summer 2020
1 credit hour
Enrollment Limit: 
June 29, 2020 - August 7, 2020
Gary Munkvold,, 515-294-7560
Course Description: 
An analysis of the defining characteristics of the seed industry and introduction to the Master in Seed Technology and Business curriculum. The tasks of crop improvement and seed production will be analytically related to basic management functions and classifications of management activities. Management tasks and roles will be analyzed and related to the public policy issues that shape the seed industry. Current issues in the seed industry including ethical and economical approaches to biotechnology, intellectual property, and corporate responsibility will be discussed.
Course Prerequisites: 
Admission to the Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business or approval of instructor must be obtained.
Required Course Materials: 
None required.
Departmental Requirements: 
Controlled enrollment to year 7 STB majors only. Everyone else will have to contact
Proctor Requirements: 
No requirement

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