Plant Science

minor

Established in 1884, the mission of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is to deliver unsurpassed educational programs that prepare students to address the world’s critical challenges related to agriculture, food systems, human well-being, natural resources and sustainable communities.

Contact

2020 McCarty Hall D
P.O. Box 110270
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0270
352.392.1963

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2020 McCarty Hall D
352.392.1963

About this Program

Department Information

The Department of Agronomy's vision is to improve and sustain food production while conserving natural resources and promoting healthy and active lives by creating and disseminating knowledge in the plant sciences. The department's mission is to achieve excellence in the science of using plants for food, feed, fuel, fiber and turf, as well as in the management of weed species, through research, teaching, and outreach programs that serve the people of Florida, our nation, and the world.
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CONTACT

352.392.1811

P.O. BOX 110500
3105 MCCARTY HALL B
1676 McCarty Drive
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
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Curriculum

Related Programs

This minor is open to undergraduates whose major is not plant science.

Interested students should consult plant science-agronomy advisors in the Department of Agronomy early in their academic careers.

Required Courses

PLS 3004CPrinciples of Plant Science3
Select two:6-8
Applied Field Crop Production
Forage Science and Range Management
Physiology and Ecology of Crops
Introduction to Soils in the Environment
and Introduction to Soils in the Environment Laboratory
AGR 3303Genetics3
or AGR 4320 Plant Breeding
PLS 4601CPrinciples of Weed Science3
or PLS 5652 Advanced Weed Science
Total Credits15-17