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Course Title[Course Code]:Physiology of field crops (Advanced)[Agro 610]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Agronomy
Program: Crop Production
Compulsory / Elective:Elective
Postgraduate(Doctoral-First Semester or Second Semester)
Hours:
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the 1. Provides an in-depth treatment of basic elements of crop physiology such as water relations, mineral nutrition, transport systems, metabolism, growth and differentiation, plant hormones, and environmental stresses. 2. Provide students with an understanding of current concepts and theories that explain the processes involved in the functioning of plants. 3. Discuss how crop canopies interact with, and are affected by biotic and a biotic factors 4. Crop Physiology laboratory is an important part of the course where special exercises and experiments are integrated with lectures to provide students practical experience of the major physiological processes.