Crop Production and Physiology
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Doctoral Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master Degrees Offered: Master of Science (M.S.)
Online Degrees: None
Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Seed Science (M.S., Ph.D.); Weed Science (M.S., Ph.D.);
Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Forages; Grain Crops; Seed Science; Weed Science
Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:
- Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of basic and applied knowledge pertaining the physiology and production of agronomic crops.
- Form testable hypotheses and articulate research objectives that, when met, will lead to significant contributions to better understanding crop production and physiology.
- Develop skills for the appropriate acquisition, analysis, and reporting of data.
- Interpret research results and integrate them into the existing knowledge of the discipline.
- Clearly and accurately communicate research findings in traditional and non-traditional forms such as in-person presentations, scientific publications, outreach publications, social media, blogs, video, and webinars.
- Conduct scholarship, in teams and independently, in ways that consistently demonstrate ethical practice and professionalism.
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Application Deadlines: Continual review, no deadlines for admission or assistantships; faculty offer assistantships (they will contact you directly if they have an interest in working with you), we deny admission without faculty commitment
Program Requires GRE: No
Program Requires GMAT : No
|Publications List if applicable should be submitted as PDF in the online application system|
|Resume and publications list should be submitted as PDFs in the online application system|
Additional International Requirements:
English Proficiency Minimum:
|TOEFL Paper (PBT)||550|
|TOEFL Internet (iBT)||79|
Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No
Financial Statement: Application
Mailing Address if needed:
Crop Production and Physiology Graduate Programs
Iowa State University
2101 Agronomy Hall
716 Farm House Lane
Ames, IA 50011-1051