University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

83-425 Seed Science and Technology W(3-2)

This course explores many facets of angiosperm seed science and technology. Laboratory projects and lecture discussions are used to familiarize students with specific features of seed development, germination, quality and vigour. Emphasis will be placed on endospermic and non-endospermic species of the Poaceae and Fabaceae. Various aspects of the Canadian seed industry will also be examined including legislation, quality testing, and international relationships. Departments of Botany and Crop Science.

Prerequisites: 25 course credits, including 83-200 or 01-1101/2.
Exclusions: 29-425.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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