Malinda Thilakarathna, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

PL SC 100 - Plants in our Lives

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Issues related to the importance of plants in our lives, including global food security, interactions between agriculture and the environment, the role of crops in human and animal nutrition, and the potential development of biofuels, biofibers, biopharmaceutical, and bioindustrial crops. Not available to students with *60 in Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences. This course does not substitute for PL SC 221 in the program core. Prerequisite: Biology 30 recommended.

LECTURE B1 (42287)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (GSB 2-11)

PL SC 499 - Cropping Systems

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

This course is intended as the capstone course for crop science, and other majors, and provides an opportunity for students to integrate their knowledge about various aspects of crop management, and environmental and economic sustainability. The course centers on the completion of a group project. Lecture time will be divided between traditional lectures and guest lectures to facilitate interactions with agricultural professionals, and project management to engage students with real-world agricultural challenges. Prerequisites: PL SC 355, REN R 210, and *6 from: PL SC 310, PL SC 324, PL SC 352, PL SC 380.

LECTURE B1 (48354)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
MWF 10:00 - 10:50 (AF 1-06A)