AGRON 511 1 Spring 2023 - Crop Improvement

Spring 2023
3 credit hours
Enrollment Limit: 
January 17, 2023 - May 12, 2023
Arti Singh,, 515-294-0948
Course Description: 
Basic principles in the genetic improvement of crop plants. Methods of cultivar development in self-pollinated and cross-pollinated crop species.
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
Recommended: Plant Breeding and Cultivar Development by Singh et al. 2021. (Academic Press).
Permission Contact: 
Brenda Kutz,, (515) 294-2999
Departmental Requirements: 
Restricted to graduate students enrolled in MS Agronomy, MS Plant Breeding, and Agronomy Graduate Certificate online degree programs at ISU. Students from other departments must get permission.

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