CROP 322: Crop Physiology


Major physiological processes in plants including seed germination, plant-water relations, mineral nutrition, photosynthesis, biological nitrogen fixation and respiration.  Introductory environmental physiology including photoperiodism, vernalization and temperature stress as well as air, soil and water pollution stresses on plants.  Plant growth substances and growth regulation.  Crop growth analysis, especially, leaf area index, leaf area duration, crop growth rate and net assimilation rate.