2023-2024 Catalog


BIO-317 Advanced Crops and Society

This is a course designed for majors in biology to study the contribution of crops to society and society's development. The course will cover cereal crops, legumes, herbs, spice, fibers, medicinal plants, tropical and temperate fruits and nuts. Soil and water conservation will be covered. Emphasis will be on agriculture in developing nations and development policies that affect agriculture, stewardship, the poor and malnourished. A research project involving lab work will be required. Prerequisite: BIO-125 or equivalent. Open to majors in biology. Course cannot be taken if credit has been awarded in BIO-107.



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