Crop Science Graduate Major (MS, PhD, MAIS)

Graduate Areas of Concentration

Crop breeding, genetics and cytogenetics (cereals, oilseeds, potatoes); forage and pasture management; grain crop production; post-harvest seed technology; seed biology; seed crop physiology; seed production; weed biology; weed management

Specific areas of crop science in which a student can prepare for his or her thesis include cereal breeding and genetics, grass breeding and genetics, forage and pasture management, seed production and technology, seed crop physiology, seed biology, post-harvest seed technology, and weed science.

Graduate Level Courses in Crop Science

CROP 540WEED MANAGEMENT4
CROP 560SEED PRODUCTION3
CROP 580CASE STUDIES IN CROPPING SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT4
CROP 590EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN IN AGRICULTURE4
CROP 660HERBICIDE SCIENCE4
CROP 670PHYSIOLOGY OF CROP YIELD3
PBG 550PLANT BREEDING4
PBG 620DNA FINGERPRINTING1
PBG 621GENETIC MAPPING1
PBG 622MAPPING QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI1
PBG 650ADVANCED PLANT BREEDING AND QUANTITATIVE GENETICS3

Major Code: 1200