Soil & Crop Sciences (PLSCS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BIOMI 1120

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1003PLSCS 1120  LEC 001

  • The first lab meeting will be on August 30.

  •  1004PLSCS 1120  LAB 401

    • F
    • Buckley, D

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1033PLSCS 1900  LEC 001

  •  1034PLSCS 1900  LAB 401

    • R
    • Ryan, M

  •  1035PLSCS 1900  LAB 402

    • W
    • Ryan, M

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4050

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1261PLSCS 2110  LEC 001

  •  1262PLSCS 2110  LAB 401

  •  2235PLSCS 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2904PLSCS 2200  LEC 001

  •  2905PLSCS 2200  LAB 401

  •  2906PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1036PLSCS 2600  LEC 001

  •  1037PLSCS 2600  LAB 401

    • M
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  •  1038PLSCS 2600  LAB 402

    • T
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  •  1039PLSCS 2600  LAB 403

    • W
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  •  2417PLSCS 2600  LAB 404

    • R
    • Russell-Anelli, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2137PLSCS 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.

  •  2138PLSCS 2940  LAB 401

    • R
    • DiTommaso, A

      Schindelbeck, R

PLSCS 3150

This course examines components of the biology, ecology, and management of weeds in crop and non-crop ecosystems, particularly in the Northeastern United States. The first part of the course focuses on ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 5150

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1040PLSCS 3150  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: introductory course in biology or botany.

  •  1041PLSCS 3150  LAB 401

    • T
    • Averill, K

  •  1042PLSCS 3150  LAB 402

    • W
    • Averill, K

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17602PLSCS 3630  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLSCS 2600.

  • 17603PLSCS 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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 2110

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1263PLSCS 4050  LEC 001

  • Enrollment preference given to: advanced undergraduates and graduate students.

  •  1264PLSCS 4050  LAB 401

  •  2236PLSCS 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CEE 4110

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2382PLSCS 4110  LEC 001

  •  2383PLSCS 4110  LAB 401

    • T
    • Laba, M

  •  2565PLSCS 4110  LAB 402

    • R
    • Laba, M

PLSCS 4140

With accelerating demands for food, feed, and fiber along with increasing recognition of the importance of agricultural systems to ecosystem services and rural livelihoods, the requirements of agricultural ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: IARD 4140

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1241PLSCS 4140  LEC 001

PLSCS 4720

Building on knowledge of basic physico-chemical and microbial nutrient and carbon transformations in soil, we will examine the pathways of carbon and nutrients in ecosystems from the rhizosphere to the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 6720

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17901PLSCS 4720  LEC 001

  • 17902PLSCS 4720  LAB 401

PLSCS 5150

This course examines components of the biology, ecology, and management of weeds in crop and non-crop ecosystems, particularly in the Northeastern United States. The first part of the course focuses on ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 3150

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3271PLSCS 5150  LEC 001

  •  3272PLSCS 5150  LAB 401

    • T
    • Averill, K

  •  3273PLSCS 5150  LAB 402

    • W
    • Averill, K

PLSCS 6720

Building on knowledge of basic physico-chemical and microbial nutrient and carbon transformations in soil, we will examine the pathways of carbon and nutrients in ecosystems from the rhizosphere to the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4720

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17903PLSCS 6720  LEC 001

  • 17904PLSCS 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 a deeper understanding of common themes that extend across ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2543PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 6960IARD 6960NTRES 6960

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1221PLSCS 6960  SEM 101

    • W
    • Tucker, T

PLSCS 6970

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  1144PLSCS 6970  SEM 101

    • R
    • McDonald, A

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2078PLSCS 7970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • DeGloria, S

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2156PLSCS 7970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2157PLSCS 7970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2158PLSCS 7970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cherney, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2159PLSCS 7970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Lehmann, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2160PLSCS 7970  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McBride, M

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2161PLSCS 7970  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2162PLSCS 7970  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Thies, J

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2163PLSCS 7970  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2164PLSCS 7970  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Sign into your faculty member section.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2994PLSCS 7970  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Buckley, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2995PLSCS 7970  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Martinez, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2996PLSCS 7970  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Ryan, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2997PLSCS 7970  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Aristilde, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2998PLSCS 7970  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3352PLSCS 7970  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

PLSCS 8900

Thesis research for Master's candidates. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1145PLSCS 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1991PLSCS 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2149PLSCS 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Buckley, D

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2150PLSCS 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Martinez, C

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2152PLSCS 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Lehmann, J

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2153PLSCS 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2552PLSCS 8900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • McBride, M

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2635PLSCS 8900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Thies, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2986PLSCS 8900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Aristilde, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2985PLSCS 8900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • DeGloria, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2987PLSCS 8900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Van Es, H

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2988PLSCS 8900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3308PLSCS 8900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • McDonald, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3309PLSCS 8900  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Ryan, M

PLSCS 9900

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1146PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1988PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1989PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2049PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2154PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2155PLSCS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2175PLSCS 9900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2768PLSCS 9900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Martinez, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2769PLSCS 9900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Aristilde, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2989PLSCS 9900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Ryan, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2990PLSCS 9900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2991PLSCS 9900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • DiTommaso, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2992PLSCS 9900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Setter, T

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2993PLSCS 9900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3114PLSCS 9900  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Wolfe, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3310PLSCS 9900  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • McDonald, A