Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    Nov 26, 2022  
Courses of Study 2022-2023
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PLHRT 4551 - [Principles of Nutrition and Nutrient Management in Crops and Landscape Plants]

Spring. Not offered: 2022-2023. Next offered: 2023-2024. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: PLSCS 2600  and PLBIO 3420 .  Co-meets with PLHRT 6551 . Offered in even-numbered years only.

L. Cheng.

Students learn the principles of mineral nutrient function in crop and landscape plants, are able to diagnose deficiencies by symptoms and tissue tests, and can devise organic and conventional nutrient management schemes that maximize productivity and mineral nutrient quality.

Outcome 1: Characterize the behavior of mineral nutrients in the soil and how they affect plant growth and development.

Outcome 2: Identify nutrient deficiencies and excesses in plants through visual symptoms.

Outcome 3: Diagnose the nutrient status of plants using various tools and identify corrective measures.

Outcome 4: Describe basic principles and methods of nutrient management for crops and landscape plants.

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