Malinda Thilakarathna, PhD

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

Fall Term 2023 (1850)

AFNS 601 - Seminar

★ 1 (fi 2)(EITHER, 0-2S-0)

Covers specialized topics of current interest to graduate students in AFNS. Presentations by students, faculty and invited speakers. Students register in one of four sections - Animal Science, Plant Science, Food Science or Human Nutrition. Attendance is required of all graduate students throughout their program. MSc students normally register for one term in year 2, and are required to present one seminar; PhD students normally register for one term in each of year 1 and 3, and are required to present one seminar per term.

SEMINAR A3 (85782)

2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08
T 14:00 - 15:20 (AF 1-13)

Winter Term 2024 (1860)

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 (11693)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (AF 1-13)

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 (16431)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
MWF 10:00 - 10:50 (AF 1-06A)