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HORT Graduate Courses, Corvallis Campus

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

Top HORT 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top HORT 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

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

Top HORT 507 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 508 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 509 PRACTICUM (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 511 RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN HORTICULTURE (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduces beginning graduate students to the faculty in horticulture and provides an in-depth discussion of their research and education programs.

Top HORT 518 CURRENT TOPICS IN ENTOMOLOGY (2) 
This is a core course of the Horticulture graduate program. Provides an advanced understanding of entomology and its relationship to other disciplines through critical analysis of the scientific literature. Students practice synthesizing information and presenting findings to peers. Instructors, topics, and specific learning objectives vary from term to term. CROSSLISTED as ENT 518. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top HORT 519 CURRENT TOPICS IN PLANT BREEDING AND GENETICS (2) 
Provides an advanced understanding of plant breeding and genetics and their relationship to other disciplines through critical analysis of the scientific literature. Students practice synthesizing information and presenting findings to peers. Instructors, topics, and specific learning objectives vary from term to term. CROSSLISTED as PBG 519. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top HORT 520 CURRENT TOPICS IN HORTICULTURAL RESEARCH (2)  Offered in current or future terms
This is a core course in the horticulture graduate program. Students gain an advanced understanding of horticulture science and its relationship to other disciplines through critical analysis of the scientific literature. Students practice synthesizing information and presenting findings to their peers. Instructors, topics and specific learning objectives vary from term to term. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top HORT 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 CROP 433/CROP 533. PREREQS: BI 102 or BI 213 or BI 311 or HORT 430 or CSS 430 or HORT 450 or CSS 450

Top HORT 544 INSECT AGROECOLOGY (3) 
Agroecology incorporates ecological concepts and principles to the design and management of sustainable agricultural systems. Topics include: the role of insects in sustainable agricultural systems; application of the principles of insect ecology to better manage insect pests and maximize crop yield; conserving beneficial insects and other natural resources in agroecosystems and the surrounding landscape. CROSSLISTED as ENT 544. PREREQS: General background or previous course work in entomology.

Top HORT 552 BERRY AND GRAPE PHYSIOLOGY AND CULTURE (4) 
Production of wine grapes, caneberries, strawberries, blueberries, and other miscellaneous berry crops. Emphasis on plant growth and development; pruning and training systems; flower and fruit development and cultivars. Field trips required. Offered in alternate years. PREREQS: HORT 301

Top HORT 555 URBAN FOREST PLANNING, POLICY AND MANAGEMENT (4) 
Examination of planning, policy, and management strategies used in the stewardship of urban natural resources. Fundamentals for developing effective programs to maximize the economic, environmental, and social values and benefits of urban forest landscapes. CROSSLISTED as FES 555. Taught via Ecampus only. PREREQS: FOR 350 or FES 350 or HORT 350 for undergraduates.

Top HORT 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 every even year fall term. CROSSLISTED as CROP 463/CROP 563. Lec/lab.

Top HORT 580 CASE STUDIES IN CROPPING SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT (4) 
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 CROP 480/CROP 580. PREREQS: CROP 300 or HORT 300 and senior standing in agriculture.

Top HORT 591 SELECTED TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (0-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 601 RESEARCH (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 603 DISSERTATION (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

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

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

Top HORT 607 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

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

Top HORT 691 SELECTED TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HORT 699 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.



 
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