Plant Agriculture (M.Sc.)

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The M.Sc. in Plant Agriculture program of study offers specialization in four broad fields of the Plant Sciences:

This program is offered through the Department of Plant Agriculture. More details on this program are available through the department's Graduate Studies website.

How to Apply

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Meet William, plant agriculture student

"I had always heard about the quality of research that was happening here at the University, which made my decision to continue my education much easier. My research aims to identify the effects that neighbouring weeds and simulated far-red light have on the metabolite levels, enzyme activities, and transcriptome profile of nitrogen assimilation in corn seedlings." Read William's full Q&A here.

Meet the Profs

Say hello to the professors of the Department of Plant Agriculture in these 60 second snapshot videos. More faculty videos can be found here. 

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Prof. Darren Robinson
 Weed Management
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Prof. Gopi Paliyath
Biochemistry of Plants, Fruit Development
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Prof. Mary Ruth McDonald
Plant Health and Protection

Potential Faculty Advisors

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Contact Us

Tara Israel
Administrative Graduate Assistant
519-824-4120, Ext. 56077

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