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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1940-1941

Departments of instruction,   pp. 199-217 PDF (5.1 MB)


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AGRONOMY
  105. WRITING AND EDITING BULLETINS. I; 2 cr. Prcrequisite: Senior or graduate
standing. Miss Langdon.
  111. WRITING FARM AND HOME FEATURES. II; 2-3 cr. 'fr. Sumner.
  150. SEMINARY. I, II; 2 cr. Mr. Sumner.
  180. METHODS AND PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Mr. Hopkins.
  200. RESEARCH. I, II; *cr. Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Sumner.
                                 AGRONOMY
PROFESSORS BRIGGS, DELWICHE, (GRABER, chairman, LEITH, WRIGHT; ASSISTANT
PRO-
FESSORS AHLGREN, ALBERT, HOLDEN, NEAL, SHANDS, SMITH; INSTRUCTORS BURCALOW,
STROMMEN, TURNER.
  Not to exceed five credits from the following courses may be counted as
a portion of
the major requirement in Agronomy:
  Soils 26, Soils 127, P1. Path. 101, Botany 117, Botany 129, Genetics 104,
and Agr.
Engr. 106.
  1. PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN CROP PRODUCTION. I, II; 3 cr. A survey of
plant
science with emphasis on the applications to agronomic practice. Required
of all ag-
ricultural students. Lab. fee $4.50. Mr. Graber and Mr. Ahlgren.
  100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Investigation of problems in agronomy. Subject should
be
chosen early. Fee $2.25 per lab. cr. Staff.
  102. PASTURES AND PASTURE PROBLEMS. 1; 2 cr. The establishment, maintenance,
and
improvement of pastures. Prerequisites: Agronomy I and preferably some courses
in
soils and botany. Mr. Ahlgren.
  103. CROP IDENTIFICATION AND STANDARDS. I; 2 cr. (Also listed as Horticulture
103). A laboratory study of the classification, identification and standard
of excel-
lence of field, orchard and garden crops. Lab. fee $2.25. Only one credit
of this course
may be counted toward a major in Agronomy. Mr. Holden, Mr. James G. Moore.
  104. GRAIN CROPS. I; 3 cr. Grading, varieties, distribution, culture and
commercial
utilization. A trip to Milwaukee to visit grain and stock exchange and cereal
industries.
Lab. fee $2.25. Mr. Leith, Mr. H. L. Shands.
  106. FORAGE PROBLEMS. II; 3 cr. Problems related to the culture of alfalfa,
clovers,
grasses, and other forages, with emphasis on physiology, food reserves, morphology.
and survival. Mr. Graber.
  120. SEED AND WEED CONTROL. I; 3 cr. Classification, identification, and
control of
weeds and their seeds or fruits. Prerequisite: Agronomy 1. Lab. fee $4.50.
Staff.
  130. THE IMPROVEMENT OF AGRONOMIC PLANTS. I; 2 cr. Methods and principles
involved in breeding. Prerequisite: Genetics 1 or consent of instructor.
Staff.
  131. SEMINARY. Yr. 1 cr. A review of current literature and studies of
agronomic
problems. For seniors and graduate students. Prerequisites: Agronomy I and
Botany
1. Staff.
  180. SPECIAL CROP PROBLEMS. Yr; *cr. Offered at Madison and the branch
experi-
ment stations. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Fee $2.25 per lab. cr. Staff.
  190. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN. II; 3 cr. The application of statistical methods
to lab-
oratory and field experiments. Prerequisite: Preferably some course in statistics.
Lab.
fee $2.25. Mr. Torrie.
200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Agronomic problems for students qualifying for advanced
degrees. Fee $2.25 per lab. cr. Staff.
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