Plant Sciences (PLSCI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

PLSCI 1115

An introductory course that examines plant diversity, function, and adaptation. Topics include an introduction to plant community structure, relationships between plants and other organisms, how plants ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2208 PLSCI 1115   LEC 001

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bauerle, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2621 PLSCI 1115   LEC 002

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bauerle, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 1150

Plant-based evidence has been an important component in solving crimes for centuries. Modern techniques and facilities have made plant evidence more important and useful than ever, and there are some stunning ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2523 PLSCI 1150   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Crepet, W

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 1420

This course is an overview of basic plant structure and function. We will survey the basic cell types, tissues and organs that make up the plant body as related to the physiology (functions) of a plant. ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2491 PLSCI 1420   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2816 PLSCI 1420   LAB 401

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2492 PLSCI 1420   LAB 402

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2493 PLSCI 1420   LAB 403

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 2010

Presentation of the fungi and how they shape our civilizations and the natural world in which we live. Fungi play important roles in pressing issues in agriculture, food security, climate, disease, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCI 2013

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2845 PLSCI 2010   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 2013

Presentation of the fungi and their roles in nature and in shaping past and present civilizations. Emphasizes the historical and practical significance of fungi as decayers of organic matter, as pathogens ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PLSCI 2010

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2873 PLSCI 2013   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment for this course will close one week before the university add deadline. There will be no exceptions to this policy.

  •  2874 PLSCI 2013   DIS 201

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2875 PLSCI 2013   DIS 202

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2876 PLSCI 2013   DIS 203

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2877 PLSCI 2013   DIS 204

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2878 PLSCI 2013   DIS 205

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2879 PLSCI 2013   DIS 206

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 2990

Intended for students who are new to undergraduate research. Students enrolled in PLSCI 2990 may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1986 PLSCI 2990   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Intended for students who are new to undergraduate research. Students enrolled in PLSCI 2990 may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. The faculty supervisor determines the work goals and the form of the final report. Students must register using special studies form, available online at http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study, and get approval from faculty member who will supervise research and assign grade.

PLSCI 3940

Community engagement provides exciting opportunitiesfor students to learn about the needs of our communities. This course will expose students to the history and importance of public engagement, at Cornell ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCI 5940

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2255 PLSCI 3940   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Buckler, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Distribution-level biology course.

PLSCI 4460

How do plants respond to antagonists, such as herbivores and pathogens? What are the checks and balances that keep mutualist organisms in their tight interactions? How are symbioses organized on molecular, ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4460BIONB 4460

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19212 PLSCI 4460   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kessler, A

      Raguso, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 4825

This class is for students who are interested in receiving an overview of interpretive planning. Interpretation is a mission-based communication process that forges emotional and intellectual connections ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PLSCI 5825

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2803 PLSCI 4825   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fiorello, S

      Skelly, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: COMM 1101 or COMM 2850 or EDUC 2410 or PLSCI 3940.

  •  2804 PLSCI 4825   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fiorello, S

      Skelly, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 4900

This course is designed to guide Plant Sciences majors in developing career goals around an out-of-classroom experience, in reflecting on that experience, and in recording that experience in the student's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2291 PLSCI 4900   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Limited to Plant Sciences majors only. Students will be bulk-enrolled by the department.

PLSCI 4925

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate that Plant Sciences students will have met all learning outcomes in the major prior to graduation by documenting relevant in-class and co-curricular activities. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  2298 PLSCI 4925   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Limited to Plant Sciences majors only. Students will be bulk-enrolled by the department.

PLSCI 4950

Students in the Plant Sciences major are required to complete a research experience, extramural internship or extension experience. It is critical for students to be able to explain their work to both ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2293 PLSCI 4950   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Scanlon, M

      Smart, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Participation in end-of-semester symposium required. Enrollment limited to Plant Sciences majors. Others by permission of instructor.

PLSCI 4960

In this experiential learning opportunity, students participate in a plant science-related work and learning experience equivalent to a minimum of six weeks of full-time effort. Specific learning goals ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 15640 PLSCI 4960   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required. Students must register using the CALS Special Studies form available online. Details are outlined in a learning agreement. All PLSCI 4960 internship courses must adhere to the CALS guidelines at https://cals.cornell.edu/undergraduate-students/student-research.

PLSCI 4970

An opportunity for undergraduate individual study of a special topic in plant sciences under the direction of a faculty member. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 15641 PLSCI 4970   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required. Students must register using the CALS Special Studies form in DUST (available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study), which must be signed by faculty member who will supervise study and assign grade.

PLSCI 4975

Leadership development for Plant Sciences peer mentors, which includes, but is not limited to, learning how to: model and foster a healthy, positive experience for first-year students; respond to student ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19390 PLSCI 4975   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

      Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and teaching plant sciences courses under the supervision of SIPS faculty members. May include ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 15643 PLSCI 4980   TA 651

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent, and written permission of instructor. Students must register using the CALS Special Studies form, available online: https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IndStudyPolicy.aspx

PLSCI 4990

Affords opportunities for students to carry out independent research under appropriate supervision. Each student is expected to review pertinent literature, prepare a project outline, conduct the research, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15509 PLSCI 4990   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Prerequisites: GPA of at least 3.2. Permission of instructor required. Students must register using CALS Special Studies form available online. http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#special-studies.

PLSCI 5030

This course will cover the foundations of plant genetics and plant breeding with a focus on the breeding of hemp for different market classes. topics for discussion will include; reproductive mechanisms, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 12699 PLSCI 5030   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - Mar 15, 2022
    • Smart, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: college-level biology course, plus BIOMG 2800 or PLBRG 2250.

PLSCI 5045

Cannabis sativa is a psychoactive plant used for medical or recreational purposes. Its primary psychoactive component, THC, is one of the >400 known compounds, including at least 65 cannabinoids. CBD, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 12968 PLSCI 5045   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Mar 16 - May 10, 2022
    • Friso, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: College-level biology or chemistry course. PLSCI 4190 is recommended.

PLSCI 5060

This course covers the principles and practices used to process industrial hemp into a diverse array of food, extract and fiber products. Lectures will describe key products and production practices, ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2705 PLSCI 5060   LEC 001

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grab, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLSCI 5015 and PLSCI 5190 recommended. Preference given to MPS students.

  •  2706 PLSCI 5060   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grab, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2707 PLSCI 5060   LAB 401

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grab, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 20189 PLSCI 5060   LEC 002

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grab, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLSCI 5015 and PLSCI 5190 recommended. Preference given to MPS students.

  • 20190 PLSCI 5060   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grab, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 5825

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PLSCI 4825

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18426 PLSCI 5825   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fiorello, S

      Skelly, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18427 PLSCI 5825   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Fiorello, S

      Skelly, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 5940

Community engagement provides exciting opportunitiesfor students to learn about the needs of our communities. This course will expose students to the history and importance of public engagement, at Cornell ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCI 3940

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2462 PLSCI 5940   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Buckler, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCI 6900

Individual study for graduate students in the School of Integrative Plant Science under the direction of a faculty member. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18333 PLSCI 6900   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bridgen, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18334 PLSCI 6900   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Buckler, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18335 PLSCI 6900   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grab, H

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18336 PLSCI 6900   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Mattson, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18337 PLSCI 6900   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Pritts, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18338 PLSCI 6900   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rakow, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18339 PLSCI 6900   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rossiter, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18340 PLSCI 6900   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Skelly, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18341 PLSCI 6900   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18342 PLSCI 6900   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PLSCI 6940

The School of Integrative Plant Science offers graduate-level "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the school before the semester starts. Courses offered ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • Topic: Current Topics in Agroecology

  • 19839 PLSCI 6940   SEM 101

    • W
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Graduate standing required. Upperclass undergraduates require permission from instructor to enroll.

PLSCI 7980

Designed to give graduate students teaching experience through involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of SIPS faculty members. May include leading discussion sections; preparing, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2456 PLSCI 7980   TA 652

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2458 PLSCI 7980   TA 654

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bassuk, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2459 PLSCI 7980   TA 655

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Pritts, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2460 PLSCI 7980   TA 656

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rossi, F

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2461 PLSCI 7980   TA 657

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2500 PLSCI 7980   TA 658

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2501 PLSCI 7980   TA 659

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Cheng, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2504 PLSCI 7980   TA 662

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Miller, W

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2538 PLSCI 7980   TA 663

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hodge, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies