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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

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AGRONOMY
  111. WRITING AGRICULTURAL FEATURES. I; 2-3 cr. May be taken for 3 credits
by
majors in agricultural journalism. Prerequisite: Student in agriculture or
consent of
instructor. Mr. Sumner.
  112. WRITING HOME ECONOMICS FEATURES. II; 2-3 cr. May be taken for 3 credits
by majors in home economics journalism. Prerequisite: Student in home economics
or
consent of instructor. Mr. Sumner.
  115. WRITING AND EDITING BULLETINS. I; 2 cr. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Miss Langdon.
  180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent
of
instructor. Staff.
  200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of
instruct-
or. Mr. Hopkins, Mr. Sumner.
  208. SEMINARY. Yr; 2 cr. Reader interest. Mr. Sumner.
  212. SEMINARY. Yr; 2 cr. History of magazines. Offered 1942-43 and alternate
years. Mr. Sumner.
                       AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR HEAN, librarian.
  1. LIBRARY PRACTICE. I; 2 cr. Library classification and arrangement, bulletin
filing,
use of card catalogues, periodical indexes, abstract journals, public documents,
standard
reference works, and the compiling of bibliographies. Mr. Hean.
                                 AGRONOMY
PROFESSORS BRIGGS, DELWICHE, GRABER, chairman, LEITH, WRIGHT; ASSOCIATE PRO-
FESSORS AHLGREN, ALBERT, NEAL, H.L. SHANDS, D.C. SMITH; ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
BURCALOW, HOLDEN, R.G. SHANDS, W.K. SMITH, TORRIE; INSTRUCTORS SCHWENDIMAN,
STROMMEN, TURNER.
  Not to exceed five credits from the following courses may be counted as
a portion of
the major requirements in agronomy: Soils 26, Soils 106, Soils 127, Plant
Pathology
101, Botany 117, Botany 129, and Genetics 104.
  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 agri-
cultural students. Mr. Ahlgren, Mr. Schwendiman.
  16. CROP IDENTIFICATION AND STANDARDS. I; 2 cr. (Same as Horticulture 16.)
A
laboratory study of the classification, identification and standards of excellence
of field,
orchard, and garden crops. Only one credit of this course may be counted
toward a
major in agronomy. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Mr. Holden, Mr. J. G. Moore.
  36. BIOMETRY. I; 3 cr. Introduction to the logic and use of statistics
in the plan-
ning, analysis and interpretation of biological data. Prerequisites: Math.
I or 71 or
consent of instructor, and junior standing. Mr. Torrie.
  100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Subject should be chosen early. Prerequisites: Senior
standing and consent of instructor. Staff.
  102. PASTURES AND PASTURE PROBLEMS. I; 2 cr. The establishment, maintenance,
and improvement of pastures. Prerequisites: Agron. I and preferably some
courses in
soils and botany. Mr. Ahlgren.
  104. GRAIN CROPS. I; 3 cr. Taxonomic aspects, origin and distribution,
cultural and
commercial relations. Prerequisite: Agron. 1 or consent of instructor. Mr.
Leith,
Mr. H. L. Shands.
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