Subject: Plant Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Plant Sciences


Provides an introduction to the major oilseed, pulse, and cereal crops of Western Canada. Emphasis will be on factors that affect quality of these major crops of Western Canada, their utilization and the agronomic practices used in their production. The ability to identify and understand the growth characteristics of major oilseeds, pulse, and cereal crops, as well as the major pest problems of these crops will be covered in the laboratory. Discussions include the global role Canada plays in the production of the oilseed, pulse, and cereal crops and the development of improved varieties of these crops.

Prerequisite(s): AGRC 111 or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students can receive credit for only one of PLSC 201 or PLSC 222. Students with credit for PLSC 59 will not receive credit for this course.

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