Agronomy incorporates the basic sciences (such as biology,
chemistry, physics, geology, and microbiology) into an applied science,
which is the foundation for most agriculture. Soil science involves
issues related to crop production and also to the environmental...
Graduate training in the Agronomy and Soils Department enables
outstanding students to achieve a high level of scholarly attainment in
the soil, crop and environmental sciences.
broad areas, research training and experience may be gained...
The Doctor of Philosophy is conferred in recognition of
the mastery of a special field of learning as shown by the satisfactory
completion of a prescribed course of study and investigation, the
successful passing of general examinations covering the major...