Soil & Crop Sciences (PLSCS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

PLSCS 1120

We live on a microbial earth. If we happen to consider microbes in our daily lives most people conjure images of disease, but in reality we depend on microbes to sustain our world. This course showcases ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BIOMI 1120

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1009PLSCS 1120  LEC 001

  •  1010PLSCS 1120  LAB 401

PLSCS 1125

Agricultural Sciences students are highly-diverse. This first semester course provides new freshmen and transfer students with robust opportunities to receive individualized support for self-assessment ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AGSCI 1125

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3828PLSCS 1125  LEC 001

PLSCS 1900

Introduction to agronomy and agroecology and an exploration of environmental, economic, and social factors that influence agriculture. Students participate in interactive discussions about food systems ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1051PLSCS 1900  LEC 001

  •  1052PLSCS 1900  LAB 401

  •  1053PLSCS 1900  LAB 402

PLSCS 2110

Principles of field-crop production of major crops used for food, feed, fiber and bioenergy. Includes introductory concepts of plant growth, development and maturation as they relate to crop performance ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4050

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1387PLSCS 2110  LEC 001

  • Required for: Agriculture Science majors. Credit for both PLSCS 4050 and PLSCS 2110 (or PLSCS 3110) not permitted.

  •  1388PLSCS 2110  LAB 401

  •  3369PLSCS 2110  LAB 402

PLSCS 2200

This class serves as an introduction to the principles of geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping to understand natural, social, and environmental issues at a range of scales. Students will develop ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16304PLSCS 2200  LEC 001

  • 16305PLSCS 2200  LAB 401

  • 16306PLSCS 2200  LAB 402

PLSCS 2600

Designed for students interested in a comprehensive introduction to soil science from both an environmental and plant management perspective. Divided into three units: (1) soil information unit introduces ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1054PLSCS 2600  LEC 001

  •  1055PLSCS 2600  LAB 401

  •  1056PLSCS 2600  LAB 402

  •  1057PLSCS 2600  LAB 403

  •  3683PLSCS 2600  LAB 404

PLSCS 2940

Overview of agricultural machinery used in the production of field crops. Information is presented in a lecture and field laboratory format stressing "hands-on" equipment demonstrations and use, particularly ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3140PLSCS 2940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

      Schindelbeck, R

  • To enroll, contact Bob Schindelbeck (rrs3@cornell.edu). The dates and times of the four lecture periods will be determined during the first lab. Most labs will involve working with farm equipment or touring farm environments so students should wear boots or sturdy shoes and casual clothes.

  •  3141PLSCS 2940  LAB 401

    • R
    • DiTommaso, A

      Schindelbeck, R

PLSCS 3150

Examines principles of weed science. Emphasizes (1) weed biology and ecology, (2) weed-management strategies used in agricultural and natural ecosystems, and (3) chemistry of herbicides in relation to ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1058PLSCS 3150  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: introductory course in biology or botany.

  •  1059PLSCS 3150  LAB 401

  •  1060PLSCS 3150  LAB 402

PLSCS 3630

Discusses factors and processes of soil formation on which soil survey is based. Practices principles of field identification, classification, survey, and interpretation in a field setting. Provides an ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16654PLSCS 3630  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLSCS 2600.

  • 16655PLSCS 3630  LAB 401

PLSCS 4050

Principles of field-crop production of food, feed, fiber and bioenergy. Includes introductory concepts of plant growth, development and maturation as they relate to crop performance and management, adaptation ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 2110

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1389PLSCS 4050  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: undergraduate and graduate students in the Crop Science, Plant Science, or International Agriculture curricula or by students in other majors and minors. Enrollment preference given to: advanced undergraduates and graduate students.

  •  1390PLSCS 4050  LAB 401

  •  3370PLSCS 4050  LAB 402

PLSCS 4110

Survey of geospatial data and information applied to the science of natural and environmental systems. Experiential approaches introduce basic concepts of photogrammetry and remote sensing and fundamental ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CEE 4110

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3617PLSCS 4110  LEC 001

  •  3618PLSCS 4110  LAB 401

  •  3998PLSCS 4110  LAB 402

PLSCS 4140

This course investigates the diverse tropical cropping systems in various parts of the World including the biophysical attributes where these systems are utilized by farmers. It looks at the crops and ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: IARD 4140

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1341PLSCS 4140  LEC 001

  •  4625PLSCS 4140  DIS 201

PLSCS 6600

Introduction to the principles, equipment, and methods used in obtaining information about earth resources and the environment from aircraft or satellite sensors. Topics include basic interactions ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: CEE 6100

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3808PLSCS 6600  LEC 001

PLSCS 6720

Building on knowledge of physico-chemical and microbial nutrient transformations and exchange processes in soil, we will study the pathways of nutrients in ecosystems from the rhizosphere to the landscape ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4372PLSCS 6720  LEC 001

  •  4373PLSCS 6720  LAB 401

PLSCS 6900

Students in this course study Hugh Gauch's book Scientific Method in Brief, which is designed to help scientists become better scientists through deeper understanding of common themes that extend across ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3972PLSCS 6900  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Gauch, H

  • Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors, or graduates.

PLSCS 6960

A variety of speakers present seminars on international development topics relating to sustainable development throughout the world. Students attend each seminar and submit a five-page essay at the end ... view course details

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  •  1316PLSCS 6960  SEM 101

PLSCS 6970

Covers current research and selected topics in the crop and soil sciences and related fields. view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  1189PLSCS 6970  SEM 101

PLSCS 6980

Planning and teaching courses or extension programs under the supervision of departmental faculty. This may include lectures, laboratories, discussion sessions, workshops, in-service training ... view course details

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3109PLSCS 6980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Buckley, D

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3117PLSCS 6980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • DeGloria, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3118PLSCS 6980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3121PLSCS 6980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Hobbs, P

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3122PLSCS 6980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lehmann, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3123PLSCS 6980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McBride, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3125PLSCS 6980  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3126PLSCS 6980  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3127PLSCS 6980  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Thies, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3128PLSCS 6980  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  •  3129PLSCS 6980  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Sign into your faculty member's section. Undergraduates should register under CSS 4980.

PLSCS 7970

Graduate individual study in soil and crop sciences under the direction of one or more faculty members. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2986PLSCS 7970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • DeGloria, S

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3209PLSCS 7970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3210PLSCS 7970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3212PLSCS 7970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cherney, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3215PLSCS 7970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Hobbs, P

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3217PLSCS 7970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Lehmann, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3218PLSCS 7970  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McBride, M

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3220PLSCS 7970  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3221PLSCS 7970  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Thies, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3222PLSCS 7970  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3223PLSCS 7970  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17680PLSCS 7970  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Buckley, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17681PLSCS 7970  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Martinez, C

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17682PLSCS 7970  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Ryan, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17683PLSCS 7970  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Aristilde, L

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17684PLSCS 7970  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

PLSCS 8900

Thesis research for Master's candidates. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1190PLSCS 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2787PLSCS 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3182PLSCS 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Buckley, D

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3183PLSCS 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Martinez, C

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3185PLSCS 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Lehmann, J

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3186PLSCS 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3982PLSCS 8900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • McBride, M

  • Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4167PLSCS 8900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Thies, J

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17659PLSCS 8900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Aristilde, L

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17658PLSCS 8900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • DeGloria, S

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17660PLSCS 8900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17661PLSCS 8900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

PLSCS 9900

Thesis research for Ph.D. candidates after "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1192PLSCS 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Buckley, D

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2783PLSCS 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Thies, J

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2784PLSCS 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Lehmann, J

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2930PLSCS 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3196PLSCS 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Ketterings, Q

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3197PLSCS 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • McBride, M

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3199PLSCS 9900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Riha, S

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3240PLSCS 9900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates after A exam has been passed. Sign into your advisor section.

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4453PLSCS 9900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Martinez, C

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4454PLSCS 9900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Aristilde, L

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17662PLSCS 9900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Ryan, M

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17663PLSCS 9900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17664PLSCS 9900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17665PLSCS 9900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17666PLSCS 9900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O