Soil & Crop Sciences (PLSCS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

PLSCS 3650

This course provides an overview of the chemistry of the biosphere and biogeochemical processes that control the concentrations, fluxes, and bioavailability of essential elements and contaminants in soil, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18136 PLSCS 3650   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Martinez, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 5200

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1875 PLSCS 4200   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLSCS 2200.

  •  2435 PLSCS 4200   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 4420

Plants provide almost all essential minerals for humans and therefore plants are critical components of the human diet. Plant biologists address challenges of meeting the nutritional needs of the increasing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 6420

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18672 PLSCS 4420   LEC 001

    • MWF Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • 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 4440ENTOM 5440PLSCS 5440

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1884 PLSCS 4440   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 115
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • DiTommaso, A

      Losey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1898 PLSCS 4440   LAB 401

  • 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

  •  1885 PLSCS 4660   LEC 001

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

  •  1886 PLSCS 4660   LAB 401

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2519 PLSCS 4660   LEC 002

  • 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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLSCS 4200

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2436 PLSCS 5200   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2437 PLSCS 5200   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 5440

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 4440ENTOM 5440PLSCS 4440

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2587 PLSCS 5440   LEC 001

    • MWF Ives Hall 115
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • DiTommaso, A

      Losey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2588 PLSCS 5440   LAB 401

  • 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

  •  2537 PLSCS 5660   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2539 PLSCS 5660   LAB 401

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Thies, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2538 PLSCS 5660   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 6140

Examines plant ecological principles governing weed population dynamics and weed-crop competitive interactions in crop and non-crop ecosystems. Development of sustainable weed management strategies. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18684 PLSCS 6140   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • DiTommaso, A

  • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 6200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1876 PLSCS 6200   LEC 001

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

  •  1877 PLSCS 6200   LAB 401

    • T
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rossiter, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1878 PLSCS 6200   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 6420

Plants provide almost all essential minerals for humans and therefore plants are critical components of the human diet. Plant biologists address challenges of meeting the nutritional needs of the increasing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCS 4420

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18891 PLSCS 6420   LEC 001

    • MWF Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLSCS 6630

Covers weathering, reactions, and processes of soil genesis; principles of soil classification and the rationale and use of soil taxonomy; development and significance of major groups of soils ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18845 PLSCS 6630   LEC 001

    • MWF Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Russell-Anelli, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person