Introduction

Developed by: R. Shibles, D. Muenchrath, M. Westgate, and Sotirios Archontoulis

Course Description: Physiological processes in crop growth, development, and yield: photosynthesis, respiration, water relations, mineral nutrition, assimilate partitioning, seedling vigor, light interception and canopy growth, root growth, reproduction, and yield. Required course for the Master of Science in Agronomy degree program and Agronomy Graduate Certificate program.

Course Prerequisites: AGRON 181 or equivalent, MATH 140, CHEM 163, BIOL 101. Restricted to graduate students enrolled in MS Agronomy, Agronomy Graduate Certificate, and MS Plant Breeding online degree programs at ISU. Students from other departments must get permission.

Instructor

Dr. Mark Westgate

Phone: (515) 294-9654
westgate@iastate.edu

 

To learn more about Dr. Westgate please read his welcome message posted in Blackboard Learn.