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SCIN403 - Plant Science


This course will provide an overview of plant growth and development as it applies to the disciplines of agriculture, forestry, and horticulture. Topics presented will include plant production for food, fiber and fuel, the influence of soils on crops and plant propagation, biotechnology applications, pesticide use, impacts of insects and disease, the influence of genetically modified plants on agriculture, invasive species management, and the implementation of sustainable practices in agricultural and forestry operations. Prerequisite: SCIN130 or BIOL134.





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Plant Science: Growth, Development, and Utilization of Cultivated Plants (student value edition) - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781269459280
Publication Info: VS-Pearson
Author: Margaret E. McMahon, Anton M. Kofranek, Vincent E. Rubatzky
Unit Cost: $119.21
Electronic ISBN: 9781269517706
Electronic Unit Cost: $37.80