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AGPS 1003
PRINCIPLES OF AGRONOMY

A study of important agronomic practices associated with crop production, including classification of crops, the role of soil and the environment, crop management, cropping systems, integrated pest management and harvest methods.


AGPS 1024
PRIN OF HORTICULTURE

Principles and practices in propagation of plants, sexual and asexual reproduction methods; construction and management of greenhouses. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.


AGPS 1033
INTRO TO FORESTRY

General survey of the five fields of forestry; a preview of forestry subjects; forestry resources; some emphasis on silviculture, measurement, protection, utilization, preservation and forest administration.


AGPS 3024
FORAGE CROPS/PASTURE MGT

Prerequisites: AGPS 1003, Junior standing or consent of instructor. Selection, culture, production, distribution and uses of pasture and forage plants; management problems in hay and silage; emphasis on utilization and improvement of pasture. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours. $20 laboratory fee.


AGPS 3044
PLANT PROPAGATION

Prerequisite: AGPS 1024, Junior standing or consent of instructor. A study of the principles and practices in the propagation of herbaceous and woody indoor plants and flowers. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.


AGPS 3053
WEED ECOLOGY

Prerequisite: AGPS 1003 and Junior standing or consent of instructor. The principles of weed ecology including weed demography and population dynamics, competition, interference, soil seed bank concept and systematic approaches to weed management.


AGPS 3064
VEGETABLE GROWING

Prerequisite: AGPS 1024, Junior standing or consent of instructor. The application of scientific facts and principles that are involved in the successful production of vegetables under cover and/or in the open. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.


AGPS 3074
FLORICULTURE

Prerequisite: AGPS 1024, Junior standing or consent of instructor. Commercial production and marketing of major cut flower crops, bedding plants, and flowering pot plants under cover and/or in the open. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.


AGPS 3083
SM FRUIT/NUT CULTURE

Prerequisite: AGPS 1024, Junior standing or consent of instructor. A study of the factors underlying the commercial and home production of small fruits and nuts, including a study of varieties, propagation, pruning, spraying, harvesting, and marketing.


AGPS 3093
GREENHOUSE OPERAT/MGMT

Prerequisite: AGPS 1024, Junior standing or consent of instructor. Greenhouse construction and management of heating, cooling, moisture, fertilization, lighting, insect and disease control in the growth of major greenhouse crops.


AGPS 3244
PLANT PATHOLOGY

Prerequisite: BIOL 2134 or BIOL 1014 Introductory course in plant diseases. A study of the causes, symptoms, spread and control of plant diseases. The emphasis is placed on the interaction between disease causing agents and the diseased plant and the way in which environmental conditions influence the mechanisms by which factors produce plant disease. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.


AGPS 4103
CROP/GARDEN INSECTS

Prerequisite: AGPS 1024, Junior standing or consent of instructor. Anatomy, physiology, ecology, life history, and control of insects affecting crops and garden plants.


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