Bryan · Agricultural Sciences · Agriculture - AGRI
- Fall 2018
- Section 303 CRN-14197
- 3 Credits
- 08/27/2018 to 12/13/2018
- Modified 08/06/2018
Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including plant breeding, plant diseases, soils, insect control, and weed control. The scientific approach to major food and fiber crops of the world is studied, emphasizing origin, history, classification, distribution, climatic, cultural and soil requirements, improvement and seed technology. Food production as a source to feed an ever increasing population is emphasized.
Core Curriculum Statement
This course is not a core curriculum course.
1. Summarize the role of climate and geography in present and past crop production.
2. Explain the growth and development of crops.
3. Analyze the impact of climate on crops.
4. Assess the interactions of soils, water, and fertility on crop production.
5. Contrast methods of pest management in crop production.
6. Differentiate production methods based on geography and crop selection.
Texts are being reviewed. No text adopted at this time.
Introduction to Agronomy: Food, Crops, and Environment
- Author: Sheaffer
- Publisher: Cengage
- Edition: 2nd
- ISBN: 978-1111312336
The grading system for AGRI 1307 includes three major grades and a comprehensive final. Ten percent of the final grade will be for participation.
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