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CROP Graduate Courses, Corvallis Campus

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Top CROP 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Master's-level graduate students.

Top CROP 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 506 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 507 SEMINAR (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top CROP 509 PRACTICUM IN TEACHING (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
Developing skills and competence in teaching under staff supervision; organization and presentation of instructional material by assisting in laboratory, recitation, and lectures. CROSSLISTED as ENT 509, PBG 509, SOIL 509. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top CROP 520 SEED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (3) 
Seed formation and factors affecting their development and maturation. Seed structure and chemical composition. Physiological and biochemical aspects of seed germination, dormancy, deterioration and storability. The concept of seed quality, its importance in agriculture, its attributes and impact on field performance. Methods of measuring seed quality of conventional and genetically modified seeds. Taught via Ecampus only. PREREQS: Biology, plant anatomy and/or physiology courses are recommended.

Top CROP 533 SYSTEMATICS AND ADAPTATION OF VEGETABLE CROPS (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Covers the botanical and taxonomic relationships, breeding systems and adaptation of vegetable crops. Fresh material is used to illustrate varietal differences and traits of importance. Lec/lab. CROSSLISTED as HORT 433/HORT 533. PREREQS: BI 102 or BI 213 or BI 311 or HORT 430 or CSS 430 or PBG 430 or HORT 450 or CSS 450 or PBG 450

Top CROP 540 WEED MANAGEMENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of weed control by cultural, biological, and chemical means; weed identification; introduction to herbicides and factors influencing their use. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: One year biological science and one course in organic chemistry.

Top CROP 560 SEED PRODUCTION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
An introduction to principles and practices of seed-based genetic delivery systems. Fundamentals of seed crop biology, cultivar maintenance and production methods are stressed. Concepts are illustrated using Pacific Northwest seed crops. PREREQS: CROP 200 or CSS 200 or equivalent.

Top CROP 563 SEED BIOLOGY (3) 
Information about reproductive development of plants such as pollination and fertilization, which is important for the initiation of seed formation, will be provided. Embryo and endosperm development as well as accumulation of seed storage materials, which are major events during seed development, will be covered, as well as the dormancy and germination mechanisms in mature seeds. Lectures and discussions (presentations required for graduate students). Offered even years. CROSSLISTED as HORT 463/HORT 563. Lec/lab.

Top CROP 580 CASE STUDIES IN CROPPING SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Decision cases involving the production of field and horticultural crops; individual and group activities; discussion of the decision-making process. Multiple field trips required. A field trip fee will be charged. CROSSLISTED as HORT 480/HORT 580. PREREQS: CROP 300 or HORT 300 and senior standing in agriculture.

Top CROP 590 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN IN AGRICULTURE (4) 
Field layout, analysis, and interpretation of basic experimental designs used in agronomy and plant breeding and including field plot techniques such as optimum plot size and shape, factorial arrangement, replication, sub-sampling, randomization, and blocking. Recitation provides practical experience with SAS. Lec/rec. PREREQS: ST 351 or equivalent.

Top CROP 599 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CROP SCIENCE AND SOIL SCIENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Technical knowledge and skills development courses offered in a wide variety of course formats. Topics vary from term to term and year to year. May be repeated for credit when topics differ. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: PhD-level graduate students.

Top CROP 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 606 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 607 SEMINAR (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top CROP 608 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CROP 609 PRACTICUM IN TEACHING (1-3) 
Developing skills and competence in teaching under staff supervision; organization and presentation of instructional material by assisting in laboratory, recitation, and lectures. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top CROP 660 HERBICIDE SCIENCE (4) 
Absorption, movement, and mechanism of action in plants; behavior of herbicides in soil. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: BOT 331 and (CSS 440 or CSS 540 or CROP 440 or CROP 540)

Top CROP 670 PHYSIOLOGY OF CROP YIELD (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Concepts of crop growth and production in relation to environmental and physiological factors and their interactions; current literature. PREREQS: BOT 331 or equivalent.

Top CROP 699 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CROP SCIENCE AND SOIL SCIENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.



 
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