Crop Production and Physiology
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- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
- Master of Science (M.S.)
- Seed Science (M.S., Ph.D.)
- Weed Science (M.S., Ph.D.)
- Grain Crops
- Seed Science
- Weed Science
- 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.
Contact: Kevin Desjean
Crop Production and Physiology Graduate Programs
Iowa State University
2101 Agronomy Hall
716 Farm House Lane
Ames, IA 50011-1051
Graduate College Requirements:Program Specific Requirements:
- 4 year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
- Academic Records/Transcripts
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (Program may alter requirement.)
- Proof of English Proficiency.
- Potential students must have a faculty commitment to serve as major professor and provide assistantship. Potential students should locate faculty whose work aligns with their educational and career goals and contact them directly BEFORE completing the application to inquire about open graduate positions and funding. Only applicants who are in contact with faculty and receive a faculty commitment will be admitted into the program. Click here for FAQ.
- 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
- Program Requires GRE: No
- Program Requires GMAT: No
- Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No
- Financial Statement: Application
- English Proficiency Minimum:
TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550 TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79 IELTS 6.5 PTE 53 Duolingo (approved through spring 2025) 105
- Continual review, no deadlines for admission or assistantships. Faculty commitment required prior to admission.
This program is open to domestic and international students.
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