HORT 843b: Seed Sciences

Instructor(s): KSU faculty (Distance education course (NCS: North Caroline State University; KSU: Kansas State University: UNK: University of Nebraska-Kearney; TT: Texas Tech University).

Number of Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission https://agronomy.unl.edu/online/horticulture-graduate-certificates.

When Offered:Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University and is offered spring semester of even-number calendar years.

Description: Seed morphology, anatomy, and chemistry. Germination, emergence, and dormancy processes in seed, as well as various quality aspects including vigor, longevity, and deterioration. Discussion of genetically engineered seeds and other current topics.