Soil & Crop Sciences (PLSCS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    The first lab meeting will be on September 3.

  •  1004PLSCS 1120  LAB 401

    • FWing Hall 108
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18529PLSCS 1120  LAB 402

    • FWing Hall 114
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  •  1032PLSCS 1900  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  1033PLSCS 1900  LAB 401

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  1034PLSCS 1900  LAB 402

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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 5110

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1255PLSCS 2110  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Required for: Agriculture Science majors. Credit for both PLSCS 2110 and PLSCS 5110 not permitted.

  •  1256PLSCS 2110  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  2228PLSCS 2110  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  •  2884PLSCS 2200  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sinton, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  2885PLSCS 2200  LAB 401

    • M
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sinton, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  2886PLSCS 2200  LAB 402

    • T
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sinton, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  •  1035PLSCS 2600  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Enrollment limited to: sophomores, juniors, or seniors.

  •  1036PLSCS 2600  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  1037PLSCS 2600  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  1038PLSCS 2600  LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  2410PLSCS 2600  LAB 404

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  •  2130PLSCS 2940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

      Schindelbeck, R

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    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.

  •  2131PLSCS 2940  LAB 401

    • RLove Laboratory 125
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

      Schindelbeck, R

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  •  1039PLSCS 3150  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Prerequisite: introductory course in biology or botany.

  •  1040PLSCS 3150  LAB 401

    • T
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  1041PLSCS 3150  LAB 402

    • W
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

PLSCS 4100

Abiotic stresses including drought, temperature extremes, flooding, salinity, and toxic metals limit crop productivity, particularly in developing countries where people are resource-poor and have limited ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 6100

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3139PLSCS 4100  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Graduate students should enroll in PLSCS 6100.

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: IARD 4140

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  1237PLSCS 4140  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • McDonald, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Prerequisite: At least one of the following courses or their equivalents: PLSCS 1900, PLSCS 2110, PLSCS 3150, PLSCS 2600, or PLSCS 3210.

PLSCS 4290

This course introduces advanced concepts of remote sensing and numerical modeling, with hands-on experience in data acquisition, processing, and interpretation. This course aims to explore key questions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 5290

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18340PLSCS 4290  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sun, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Prerequisite: knowledge of the basics of remote sensing, calculus, physics, and programming skills, and some background in agro-ecosystems.

PLSCS 5110

No description available. 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

  •  1257PLSCS 5110  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Enrollment limited to: undergraduate and graduate students in the Crop Science, Plant Sciences, or International Agriculture curricula or by students in other majors and minors. Enrollment preference given to: advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Some field trips during lab periods. May not be taken for credit after PLSCS 2110.

  •  1258PLSCS 5110  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  2229PLSCS 5110  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

PLSCS 5140

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18730PLSCS 5140  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3218PLSCS 5150  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  3219PLSCS 5150  LAB 401

    • T
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  •  3220PLSCS 5150  LAB 402

    • W
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

PLSCS 5290

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 4290

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18713PLSCS 5290  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sun, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

PLSCS 6100

Abiotic stresses including drought, temperature extremes, flooding, salinity, and toxic metals limit crop productivity, particularly in developing countries where people are resource-poor and have limited ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 4100

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3140PLSCS 6100  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Undergraduates should enroll in PLSCS 4100.

PLSCS 6660

Microbial interactions with plant roots strongly affect plant productivity. Mutualisms, such as root nodule bacteria and mycorrhizae; deleterious interactions, such as pathogenesis and herbivory; and the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3143PLSCS 6660  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

PLSCS 6710

This course provides an understanding of soil chemical properties and processes. A detailed examination of the structure and surface chemistry of mineral and organic colloidal particles important to the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3142PLSCS 6710  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Martinez, C

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Prerequisite: one year of physical chemistry. Permission of instructor required for students who do not meet prerequisite.

PLSCS 7000

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

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

  •  1143PLSCS 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  1985PLSCS 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2106PLSCS 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Longchamps, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2142PLSCS 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2143PLSCS 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Martinez, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2145PLSCS 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Lehmann, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2146PLSCS 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2541PLSCS 8900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • McBride, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    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

  •  2622PLSCS 8900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2960PLSCS 8900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Aristilde, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2959PLSCS 8900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DeGloria, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2961PLSCS 8900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Van Es, H

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2962PLSCS 8900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sun, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3254PLSCS 8900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • McDonald, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3255PLSCS 8900  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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

  •  1144PLSCS 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Buckley, D

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1982PLSCS 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1983PLSCS 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Lehmann, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1984PLSCS 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Longchamps, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2043PLSCS 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Van Es, H

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2147PLSCS 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Ketterings, Q

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2148PLSCS 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • McBride, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2168PLSCS 9900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2751PLSCS 9900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Martinez, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2752PLSCS 9900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Aristilde, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2963PLSCS 9900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2964PLSCS 9900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Sun, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2965PLSCS 9900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2966PLSCS 9900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2967PLSCS 9900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  3256PLSCS 9900  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • McDonald, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research