Soil & Crop Sciences (PLSCS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

PLSCS 3210

Students learn about agronomy and recent advances in sustainable soil and crop management, and gain a lot of practical farming knowledge. Integrated perspectives on the physical, biological, and chemical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 5210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2207 PLSCS 3210   LEC 001

    • MWF Savage Hall 100
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Van Es, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: PLSCS 1900 or PLSCS 2600.

PLSCS 3800

Organic farming is an increasingly important part of US agriculture and the food system. Students learn about the history of organic agriculture, the USDA National Organic Program, management practices ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 5800

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19158 PLSCS 3800   LEC 001

    • MW Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19159 PLSCS 3800   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 4130

Study of processes involved in the conversion of solar energy into harvested plant products and environmental constraints on crop productivity. Topics include: photosynthesis and essential processes that ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19796 PLSCS 4130   LEC 001

    • MWF Fernow Hall G24
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: course work in plant physiology or molecular biology or biochemistry, or advanced plant science.

PLSCS 4200

This course introduces the fundamental principles and concepts necessary to carry out meaningful and appropriate geospatial applications using geographic information science (GIS), with a particular emphasis ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 5200

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2218 PLSCS 4200   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLSCS 2200.

  • 18889 PLSCS 4200   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 4440

Lectures integrate the principles of pest control, ecology, and economics in the management of pests across multiple systems. Labs consist of exercises to reinforce concepts presented in lecture and demonstrate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENTOM 4440

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2227 PLSCS 4440   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 115
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • DiTommaso, A

      Losey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2245 PLSCS 4440   LAB 401

    • T
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • DiTommaso, A

      Losey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Some optional in person activities will be offered.

PLSCS 4660

Soil ecology is the study of soil organisms and their interactions with each other and with their environment. The outcomes of these interactions drive many soil processes, particularly the decomposition ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4660PLSCS 5660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2228 PLSCS 4660   LEC 001

    • TR Warren Hall B51
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: one year of biology or ecology and PLSCS 2600 or permission of instructor.

  •  2229 PLSCS 4660   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 4660PLSCS 5660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19959 PLSCS 4660   LEC 002

    • TR Warren Hall B51
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: one year of biology or ecology and PLSCS 2600 or permission of instructor.

PLSCS 5200

This course introduces the fundamental principles and concepts necessary to carry out meaningful and appropriate geospatial applications using geographic information science (GIS), with a particular emphasis ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4200

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18890 PLSCS 5200   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18891 PLSCS 5200   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 5210

Students learn about agronomy and recent advances in sustainable soil and crop management, and gain a lot of practical farming knowledge. Integrated perspectives on the physical, biological, and chemical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 3210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18550 PLSCS 5210   LEC 001

    • MWF Savage Hall 100
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Van Es, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 5660

Soil ecology is the study of soil organisms and their interactions with each other and with their environment. The outcomes of these interactions drive many soil processes, particularly the decomposition ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4660PLSCS 5660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20073 PLSCS 5660   LEC 001

    • TR Warren Hall B51
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20075 PLSCS 5660   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 4660PLSCS 5660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20074 PLSCS 5660   LEC 002

    • TR Warren Hall B51
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 5800

Organic agriculture is an increasingly important part of the food system. Students learn about the history of organic agriculture, the USDA National Organic Program, management practices used in organic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 3800

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19859 PLSCS 5800   LEC 001

    • MW Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ryan, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19860 PLSCS 5800   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 6200

Theory and practice of applying geo-spatial data for resource inventory and analysis, biophysical process modeling, and land surveys. Emphasizes use and evaluation of spatial analytical methods applied ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 6200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2219 PLSCS 6200   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rossiter, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLSCS 4110, PLSCS 4200 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

  •  2220 PLSCS 6200   LAB 401

    • R Mann Library 409
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rossiter, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2221 PLSCS 6200   LAB 402

    • F Mann Library 409
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rossiter, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 of ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CEE 6100

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2991 PLSCS 6600   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 7000

Weekly seminars on current research and select topics in soil and crop sciences, presented by faculty, graduate students and guest speakers. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  2186 PLSCS 7000   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Students must attend a minimum of 75 percent of seminars to earn credit for this course. Sign in each week online: https://cals.cornell.edu/school-integrative-plant-science/about/seminars-events.

PLSCS 8900

Thesis research for Master of Science degree candidates. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2187 PLSCS 8900   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Thesis research for master's students. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2545 PLSCS 8900   RSC 713

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2546 PLSCS 8900   RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lehmann, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2556 PLSCS 8900   RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McDonald, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2557 PLSCS 8900   RSC 716

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

PLSCS 9900

Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates in the Graduate Field of Soil and Crop Sciences. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2199 PLSCS 9900   RSC 701

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2200 PLSCS 9900   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2201 PLSCS 9900   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lehmann, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2202 PLSCS 9900   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Van Es, H

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2203 PLSCS 9900   RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ketterings, Q

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2204 PLSCS 9900   RSC 707

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2205 PLSCS 9900   RSC 710

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2274 PLSCS 9900   RSC 711

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2354 PLSCS 9900   RSC 712

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2514 PLSCS 9900   RSC 714

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2515 PLSCS 9900   RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • DiTommaso, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2512 PLSCS 9900   RSC 719

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

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2513 PLSCS 9900   RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2519 PLSCS 9900   RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Sun, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2520 PLSCS 9900   RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2558 PLSCS 9900   RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McDonald, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research