Subject: Plant Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1.5 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Plant Sciences


PLSC 451 is a comprehensive study of olericulture with an emphasis on sustainable crop management and production. This course will cover vegetable crop agronomy as practiced in Saskatchewan, Canada, and around the world. The principles of vegetable production will be studied from the perspective of various scientific disciplines including soil science, crop nutrition, plant physiology, crop protection, biotic and abiotic stress, and environmental agrology.

Prerequisite(s): PLSC 220.
Note: Offered in odd-numbered years.

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