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

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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
familiar. For students in agriculture, three of the courses, 1, 102, and
119 may be
taken as agricultural electives; courses 101 and 103 may be taken as non-agricultural
electives.
  1. GENERAL FORESTRY. I; 2 cr. Aln outdoor study of trees. Natural forest
conditions
and the development of forest policy in the United States and elsewhere.
Mr. Tiemann.
  101. PROPERTIES OF WOOD. I; 2 cr. Structure of wood as related to its properties.
Physical. mechanical, and chemical properties; pulping and gluing characteristics;
relation of defects and fungi to wood properties. Prerequisite: Forest Products
1.
Offered 1943-44 and alternate years. Mr. Koehler and staff.
  102. WOOD TECHNOLOGY. II; 2 cr. Wood as a biological product, its anatomy
and
variation with species; properties and uses; moisture relations and kiln
drying. Pre-
requisite: Elementary chemistry and physics or consent of instructor. Mr.
Tiemann.
  103. INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY APPLIED TO FOREST PRODUCTS. II; 2 cr. Lectures
describing industrial chemical processes that use wood and wood waste; wood
distilla-
tion and preservation; and the chemistry of various forest products. Prerequisites:
Chemistry 120 and 121. Offered 1943-44 and alternate years. Staff.
  119. FUNGUS DETERIORATION OF FOREST PRODUCTS. I; 2 cr. (Same as Plant Pathology
119.) A survey of the cause and prevention of stains and decay in forest
products,
and control measures. Prerequisites: Plant Path. 101 and 104. Offered 1942-43
and
alternate years. Miss Richards.
  200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of
instructor.
Staff.
                                   GENETICS
PROFESSORS BRINK, chairman, COLE, IRWIN, RIEMAN; ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS CASIDA,
COOPER, NEAL; ASSISTANT PROFESSORS CHAPMAN, SMITH; RESEARCH ASSOCIATE CUMLEY.
  The following courses are designed for those seeking a broad knowledge
of heredity
in relation to animal and plant breeding, and for students desiring to prepare
them-
selves for instructional work and research in genetics.
  1. PRINCIPLES OF BREEDING. I; 4 cr. Elementary principles of heredity in
their appli-
cation to plant and animal breeding. Prerequisite: A college course in botany
or
zoology. Mr. Chapman and staff.
  100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.
Staff.
  103. REPRODUCTION OF FARM ANIMALS. II; 2 cr. The process of reproduction
and
the internal and external factors affecting it. Prerequisite: Genetics 1
or Physiol. 3
or Vet. Sci. 1. Mr. Casida.
  104. PLANT GENETICS. II; 3 cr. Mechanism of Mendelian heredity; genic and
chromosomal variation; principles of plant improvement. Prerequisite: Genetics
1.
Mr. Brink.
  105. ANIMAL GENETICS. II; 3 cr. Genetics of domesticated animals; principles
under-
lying selection, inbreeding, pedigree evaluation, progeny testing; measuring
inbreeding,
relationship. Prerequisite: Genetics 1. Mr. Chapman and staff.
  180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent
of
instructor. Staff.
  200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of
instructor.
Animal genetics, Mr. Cole, Mr. Irwin, Mr. Chapman. Plant genetics, Mr. Brink,
Mr.
Rieman, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Smith. Physiology of reproduction, Mr. Casida.
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