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Courses in Horticulture (HRT)

Graduate

200A. Horticulture & Agronomy: Principles (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Core course to introduce students to the principles that are of general importance in horticultural and agronomic research, including agroecology, plant developmental physiology, crop improvement, and biotechnology. Generally taken in the first year of the graduate program.—F. (F.) Jernstedt

200B. Horticulture & Agronomy: Practices (4)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours; fieldwork—3 hours; seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 200A recommended; graduate standing. Introduction to horticultural and agronomic cropping systems. Covers current applied research within agroecology, crop improvement, crop production, postharvest biology.—S. (S.) Walker

203. Research Perspectives in Horticulture (3)

Lecture—1 hour; lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: Plant Biology 111 and 112, or Environmental Horticulture 102 or the equivalent. Following lectures/discussions of scientific methodology, students develop research proposals aided by classroom discussions and individual interactions with instructors. Lectures and critiques of "classical papers" provide a sense of the evolution of the current concepts in perennial plant biology.—W. (W.) Melotto, Zwieniecki

251. Modeling Horticultural Systems (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: Plant Sciences 142, calculus, or consent of instructor. Development and application of models. Emphasis on physiological and ecological models, with examples from areas of interest to class participants. Applications to horticultural systems. Offered in alternate years.—(W.) Lieth

290. Seminar (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing at UCD. Seminars presented by invited speakers, students, or faculty on selected topics in horticulture. (S/U grading only.)—S. (S.)

298. Group Study (1-5)

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299. Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Research. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

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