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Cereal Science
CEREAL SCIENCE
CLASS CODE: AGRON 455 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Crops history and biology of major cereal crops. Both warm and cool season cereal crops. Introduction of principles involved in cereal chemistry, development and processing.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: * Crops history.
* Biology of major cereal crops.
* Both warm and cool season cereal crops.
* Introduction of principles involved in cereal chemistry, development and processing
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand the crop history and biology of major cereal crops.
2. Understand biological factors of the crop that determine yield, adaptation, and end-use quality.
3. Introduce principles involved in cereal chemistry, development and processing.
4. Determine how insect, disease, and weed management affect cereal crops.
5. Explain production, storage, and marketing methods for various types of cereal crops.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001