HRT Horticulture

Courses in HRT:
HRT 200AHorticulture & Agronomy: Principles (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Core course to introduce students to the principles that are of general importance in horticultural and agronomic research, including agroecology, plant developmental physiology, crop improvement, and biotechnology. Generally taken in the first year of the graduate program. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Winter Quarter.
HRT 200BHorticulture & Agronomy: Practices (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—2 hour(s); Fieldwork—3 hour(s); Seminar—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HRT 200A recommended; graduate standing. Introduction to horticultural and agronomic cropping systems. Covers current applied research within agroecology, crop improvement, crop production, postharvest biology. (Letter.) Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
HRT 203Research Perspectives in Horticulture (3) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Following lectures/discussions of scientific methodology, students develop research proposals aided by classroom discussions and individual interactions with instructors. Lectures and critiques of classical papers provide a sense of the evolution of the current concepts in perennial plant biology. (Letter.) Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
HRT 251Modeling Horticultural Systems (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLS 142; or Consent of Instructor. Calculus. Development and application of models. Emphasis on physiological and ecological models, with examples from areas of interest to class participants. Applications to horticultural systems. (Letter.) Effective: 2008 Fall Quarter.
HRT 290Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing at UCD. Seminars presented by invited speakers, students, or faculty on selected topics in horticulture. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HRT 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
HRT 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable—3-36 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Research. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2016 Winter Quarter.