- ALS 5155 - Global Agroecosystems - Maltais-Landry and Wilson
- AGR 5215 - Integrated Field Crop Science - MacDonald
- AGR 5230C (on campus) - Florida Grasslands Agroecosystems - Sollenberger
- AGR5230 (online) - Florida Grasslands Agroecosystems - Sollenberger
- AGR 5266C - Field Plot Techniques - Rios
- AGR 5277C - Tropical Crop Production - MacDonald
- IPM 5305 - Principles of Pesticides - TBA
- AGR 5307 - Molecular Genetics for Crop Improvement - Altpeter
- AGR 5321C - Genetic Improvements of Plants - Altpeter & Babar
- AGR 5444 - Ecophysiology of Crop Production - Estrada
- AGR 5511 - Crop Ecology - Wilson
- PLS 5632c - Integrated Weed Management - MacDonald
- PLS 5632c - Integrated Weed Management (online) - MacDonald
- PLS 5633 - Aquatic Plant Management - Prince
- ALS 6031 - Project Team: Building Skills in Agrobiology - Estrada and Wilson
- AGR 6233 - Tropical Grassland Agroecosystems - Sollenberger
- AGR 6237C - Research Techniques in Forage Evaluation - Sollenberger
- AGR 6305 - Plant Chromosomes and Genomes - Rios & Wang
- AGR 6322 - Advanced Plant Breeding - Rios
- AGR 6325L - Plant Breeding Techniques - Kenworthy
- AGR 6422C - Environmental Crop Nutrition (Web) - Hammond
- PLS 6626 - Invasive Plant Ecology - Flory
- PLS 6655 - Plant/Herbicide Interaction - MacDonald
- AGR 6932 - Plant Chromosomes and Genomes - Wang (spring)
- AGR 6932 - Spreadsheets as a Research Tool - van Santen
- AGR 6932 - Multi-Omic Integration for Applied Prediction Breeding - Jarquin
- AGR 6932 - JMP As a Research Tool - van Santen
- AGR 6932 - Professional Communication - Estrada
- AGR 6932 - Experimental Design & Data Analysis - van Santen
ALS 5155 – Global Agroecosystems (3) This course focuses on the principles of agroecology and presentation of topics that integrate ecological with agricultural principles to optimize resource conservation, productivity, societal benefit, and profitability.
AGR 5215 - Integrated Field Crop Science (online) (3) Intensive introduction to practical field crop production and management of common, as well as under-exploited, field crops. Offered summer A term.
AGR 5230C: Florida Grassland Agroecosystems (4) (on campus) Comprehensive overview of planted and native grassland ecosystems in Florida emphasizing their growth, species diversity, management, and use by ruminant animals. Offered spring term.
AGR 5230 - Florida Grassland Agroecosystems (online) (4) (online) Comprehensive overview of planted and native grassland ecosystems in Florida emphasizing their growth, species diversity, management, and use by ruminant animals. Offered spring term.
AGR 5266C - Field Plot Techniques (3) Prereq: STA 3023. Techniques and procedures used in design and analysis of field plot, greenhouse, and laboratory research experiments. Application of research methodology, the analysis and interpretation of research results. Offered fall term.
AGR 5277C: Tropical Crop Production (3) Prereq: consent of instructor. Ecology and production practices of selected crops grown in the tropics. Offered spring term.
IPM 5305 - Principles of Pesticides - TBA (3) Basic knowledge of pesticides and their use. Practical working knowledge of pesticides used in agricultural and horticultural settings. TBA.
AGR 5307: Molecular Genetics for Crop Improvement (3) Prereq: AGR 3303. Lectures and laboratory demonstrations for a thorough understanding of concepts and applied aspects of plant molecular and cellular biology. Discussion of current research in plant biotechnology and functional genomics. Offered spring term in even numbered years.
AGR 5321C: Genetic Improvement of Plants (3) Prereq: AGR 3303. Genetic basis for crop improvement including methods for improving crop yield, pest resistance, and adaptability. Emphasis on manipulating genetic variability in self- and cross-pollinate, annual and perennial crop plants. Offered fall term.
AGR 5444: Ecophysiology of Crop Production (3) Prereq: AGR 3005 or equivalent. Physiological, ecological, and environmental responses that impact growth, development, and yield formation of cultivated crops. Offered spring term.
AGR 5511 - Crop Ecology (3) Prereq: AGR 4210, BOT 3503, PCB 3043C, or equivalent. Relationships of ecological factors and climatic classifications to agroecosystems, and crop modeling of the major crops. Offered fall term Online.
PLS 5632c - Integrated Weed Management (3) Overview of weed science principles and practices, emphasizing strategies for southeastern cropping systems. Situations unique to the State of Florida. Offered fall term.
PLS 5633: Aquatic Plant Management (3) This course will provide students with a better understanding of aquatic plant management. Students will learn about aquatic ecosystems, focusing on the role and impacts of nuisance aquatic plants, and how to manage aquatic weeds using chemical, mechanical, cultural, biological, and preventative methods.
ALS 6031 - Project Team Research - Estrada (3) Prereq: None. Hands-on experience in addressing a real-world problem faced by an agricultural industry partner.
AGR 6233: Tropical Grassland Agroecosystems (3) Prereq: AGR 4231C and ANS 5446 or consent of instructor. Potential of natural grasslands of tropical and subtropical regions. Development of improved pastures and forages and their use in livestock production. Offered fall term in odd-numbered years.
AGR 6237C: Research Techniques in Forage Evaluation (3) Prereq: STA 6166. Coreq: STA 6166. Experimental techniques for field evaluation of forage plants. Design of grazing trials and procedures for estimating yield and botanical composition in the grazed and ungrazed pasture. Offered summer C term in odd-numbered years.
AGR 6322 Advanced Plant Breeding (3) Prereq: AGR5321 and STA6167. We will explore population genetics, mating designs and how to select them depending on the species, mode of reproduction and breeding strategy. The quantitative genetics associated with the mating design will be explored. Finally, how to incorporate genomic information in different breeding programs will be discussed. Offered fall term in even-numbered years.
AGR 6325L - Plant Breeding Techniques (1; max: 2) Prereq: AGR 3303 or equivalent; coreq: AGR 6322. Examination of various breeding techniques used by agronomic and horticultural crop breeders in Florida. Field and lab visits to active plant breeding programs, with discussion led by a specific breeder each week. Hands-on experience in breeding programs. Offered spring term in odd-numbered years.
AGR 6422C - Environmental Crop Nutrition (3) - Web Prereq: BOT 3503. Design of cost-effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient management strategies. Diagnostic nutrient analysis, nutrient uptake, BMPs, and sustainable agriculture. Offered fall term Online (Environmental Crop Nutrition Online).
PLS 6626 - Invasive Plant Ecology (3) Mechanisms and hypotheses to explain non-native plant invasions. Impacts of invasions on communities and ecosystems, including natural and agricultural areas, management approaches, and design and analysis of experiments. Offered spring term in odd-numbered years.
PLS 6655 - Plant/Herbicide Interaction (3) Prereq: PLS 4601 and BOT 3503. Herbicide activity on plants: edaphic and environmental influences, absorption and translocation, response of specific physiological and biochemical processes as related to herbicide mode of action. Offered spring term in odd-numbered years.
AGR 6905: Agronomic Problems (1-5; max: 8 ) Special topics for classroom, library, laboratory, or field studies of agronomic plants.
AGR 6910: Supervised Research (1-5; max: 5) S/U.
AGR 6932 - Experimental Design and Data Analysis (3) This course is designed to provide participants with hands-on skills needed to analyze their own experimental data efficiently using appropriate statistical procedures, while also providing the theoretical framework.
AGR 6932 - Multi-Omic Integration for Applied Prediction Breeding (3) This course is intended for students in Plant and Animal Sciences with emphasis on breeding applications. Students will learn the basis for modeling trait performance of genotypes assisted by the integration of multiple data types ‘omics’ considering different approaches (parametric and non-parametric Artificial Intelligence AI).
AGR 6932 - Plant Chromosomes and Genomes (3) This course is designed to introduce students to plant chromosome structures, inheritance, and the basic genomic tools to analyze plant genomes.
AGR 6932 - Spreadsheets as a Research Tool (3) AGR 6932 is a 3-credit hour course composed of 20 lectures, 10 homework assignments, five written paper reviews, five online discussion contributions in CANVAS to posted paper reviews, and two examinations.
AGR 6932 - Professional Communication (3) Course prerequisite: None. This course will provide students with the writing and presentation skills required to succeed in graduate school, job interviews, and their chosen career path.
AGR 6933: Graduate Agronomy Seminar (1; max: 3) Current literature and agronomic developments.
AGR 6940: Supervised Teaching (1-5; max: 5) S/U.
AGR 6971: Research for Master's Thesis (1-15) S/U.
AGR 7979: Advanced Research (1-12) Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy. S/U.
AGR 7980: Research for Doctoral Dissertation (1-15) S/U.
This Agronomy Graduate Degree offers several areas of specialization and 4 areas of research.