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

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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
   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. 1; 3 cr. Classification and identification
of weeds
 and their seeds or fruits; control and basic principles involved. Prerequisite:
Agron.
 1. Mr. Schwendiman.
   130. THE IMPROVEMENT OF AGRONOMIC PLANTS. 1; 2 or 3 cr. Principles, objectives
 and techniques in the breeding and distribution of new varieties. Prerequisite:
Gen-
 etics I or consent of instructor. Mr. D. C. Smith and staff.
   131. SEMINARY. Yr; I cr. A review of current literature and studies of
agronomic
 problems. Prerequisites: Ten credits in agronomy or botany, or both, and
senior stand-
 ing. Staff.
   150. ADVAx(ED PLANT BREE1 IX.. II; 3 cr. Problems in the improvemcllt
of cereal,
 legume, grass, fiber, sugar and other agronomic species. Pathological, physiological,
 and ecological relationships will be considered. Prerequisites: Genetics
104 and Agron.
 130, or consent of instructor. Mr. D. C. Smith and staff.
   180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Offered at Madison and the branch experiment
 stations. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor. Staff.
   190. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN. II; 3 cr. The application of statistical methods
to
 laboratory and field experiments. Prerequisite: Agron. 36, or a course in
statistics or
 consent of instructor. Mr. Torrie.
 200. RESEARCh. Yr; *cr. Prerequisites: Gradute standing and consent of instruct-
 or. Staff.
                           ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
PROFESSORS BOHSTEDT, DARLOW, chairman, FULLER, LACEY; ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
FARGO; INSTRUCTORS BRAY, HAMILTON, Ross.
  The courses offered in this department teach the principles of livestock
production and
are intended for students going into teaching in either high school or college,
and for
those planning to do extension or county agent work, as well as for those
who expect
to take up farming.
  Not to exceed five credits from the following courses may be counted as
a portion of
the major requirement in animal husbandry: Biochemistry 110, Genetics 103,
Veterinary
Science 28 and 29.
  1. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION. I, 1I; 3 cr. (Same as Dairy Husbandry 1.) Present
status of livestock development; judging, market classification and practical
prob-
lems; lectures, and laboratory exercises. Required of all agricultural students.
Mr.
Darlow, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Ross, and dairy husbandry staff.
  2. HISTORY OF BREEDS. II; 2 cr. Origin and development of breeds of beef
cattle,
horses, sheep, and swine. Biography and methods of foundation breeders, pedigrees,
breed character study, distribution, and utility. Prerequisite: An. Husb.
I or consent of
instructor. Mr. Fuller.
  3. LIVESTOCK SELECTION. II; I or 2 cr. Standards of excellence for market,
show-
yard, and breeding animals. May be elected for only one credit by those having
earned
two credits in Dy. Husb. 5. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and An. Husb.
1.
Mr. Darlow.
  5. MEAT PRODUCTION AND CARCASS VALUE. I; 2 cr. A study of meat characteristics:
the effect of type, feed, and condition on the quality, yield, and value
of carcasses of
beef, mutton, and pork. Prerequisite: An. or Dy. Husb. 1. Mr. Fargo.
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