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AGRI5710 or AGRI5705 Graduate Module Courses

Module Fact Sheet - [PDF -~100kB]

The following is a list of modules offered:

Title

Instructor

Timing

Winter 2018    
Publish a Paper V. Nams Winter 2018
Fall 2017    
Practical Uses of Different Global Positioning Systems and Geographic Information Systems in Precision Agriculture Q. Zman Fall 2017
Special topics for Biosystems Modeling 1: Introduction, conceptions and philosophy of mathematical modelng  T. Nguyen-Quang  Fall 2017 
Special topics for Biosystems Modeling 2: Basic Models  T. Nguyen-Quang  Fall 2017 
Special topics for Biosystems Modeling 3: Advanced Models T. Nguyen-Quang  Fall 2017 

Fish Age, growth and population size
J. Duston  November 2017, January/18, March/18 
Summer 2017    
Greenhouse Design Technology Impact on Microclimate and Plant Growth [PDF - 8kB]  L. Abbey  July-August 2017 
Application of Artificial Neural Network/Deep Convolutional Neural Network with MATLAB for Agricultural Automation [PDF - 207 kB]  Y. Chang  Summer/Fall 2017 
Application of C# Programming for Agricultural Automation [PDF - 207 kB]  Y. Chang  Summer/Fall 2017 
Image Processing Techniques with MATLAB for Agriculture [PDF - 207 kB]  Y. Chang  Summer 2017 
Digital Image Processing [PDF - 197 kB]  D. Barrett  May-June 2017 
Insecticides and ecotoxicological risk assessment for pollinators [PDF - 188 kB]  C. Cutler  June 2017 
Pollination: from the plant's perspective [PDF - 191 kB]  N. McLean  Late June-Early August 2017 

Winter 2017

   
Salinity as an Ecological Factor in Estuaries [PDF - 187 kB]  J. Duston  January/February 2017 
Preparation of manuscript for publication [PDF - 71.8 kB]  L. Abbey  Winter (Dec/16-Feb/17) 
Demonstration Farms for Competency Based Programs [PDF - 96.6 kB]  C. Caldwell  January/February 2017 
Food Security - Concepts, Influential Factors and Measurements [PDF - 55 kB]  L. Abbey  February 2017 

Summer 2016

   
Blueberries: Classification, Cultivation and Composition [PDF - 100kB] D. Percival July/August
Avian Embryology [PDF - 150kB] B. Rathgeber Summer 2016
Aquaculture Genomics [PDF - 15kB] S. Stewart-Clark August 2016
Physiology of Plant Disease Resistance [PDF - 15kB] B. Prithviraj August 2016

Spring 2016

   
The Art & Science of Mindfulness and Critical Thinking [PDF - 180kB]                 K.Kevany May 2016
Oligosaccharides in Food and Nutrition [PDF - 100kB] B. Mason March-April 2016
Digital Image Processing for Biological Sciences [PDF - 100kB] D. Barrett Spring 2016
Biofuels Development – A New Opportunity for Agriculture [PDF - 100kB] S. He May/June 2016
Molecular Techniques in Soil Biology [PDF - 100kB] S. Yurgel Feb/March 2016
     

Winter 2016

   
Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship [PDF - 200kB] K. Corscadden  Winter 2016
Module 2:  Image Processing Techniques with MATLAB for Precision Agriculture [PDF - 100kB] Q. Zaman Winter 2016
Chronobiology [PDF - 100kB] J. Duston Jan/Feb 2016
Teaching Methods & Topics in Animal Welfare [PDF - 100kB] M. Gordon Winter
Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Management [PDF - 100kB] D. Lynch Winter (Feb-Mar) 2016
Publish a paper [PDF - 100kB] V. O. Nams Winter 2016
Agroecology [PDF - 100kB] D. Lynch Apr/May 2016
     

Fall 2015

Instructor

Timing

Aquaculture Genomics [PDF - 100kB] S. Stewart-Clark Aug/Sep 2015
Aquatic Invasive Species [PDF - 100kB] S. Stewart-Clark Sep/Oct 2015
Molecular Techiques Used in Aquaculture [PDF - 100kB]  S. Stewart-Clark Oct/Nov 2015
Digital Image Processing for Biological Sciences [PDF - 100kB] D. Barrett Fall 2015
Biomass to Biogas Conversion [PDF - 100kB] I. Yildiz Fall 2015
     

Spring 2015

   
Processing, Food Structure and Functionality [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe July/Aug 2015
Computer Vision and Image Analysis [PDF - 100kB] A. Martynenko   Spring 2015
Systems Rethinking – Real World Problems in Agriculture, Food and Well-being [PDF - 100kB]         K. Kevany
Spring 2015
Biofuels Development – A New Opportunity for Agriculture [PDF - 100kB] S.He Apr/May 2015
The Art & Science of Mindfulness and Critical Thinking [PDF - 100kB] K. Kevany
Sping 2015
Module 1:  Application of C# Programming in Precision Agriculture [PDF - 100kB] Q. Zamar Fall 2015
Practical Uses of Different Global Positioning Systems and Arc GIS in Precision Agriculture [PDF - 100kB] Q. Zamar Fall 2015
Molecular Basis of Health and Diseases [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe Sept/Oct 2015
Structure and Function of Enzymes [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe Set/Nov 2015
Gene-Nutrient Interactions [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe Oct/Nov 2015
     

Winter 2015

   
The Art & Science of Mindfulness and Critical Thinking [PDF - 100kB] K. Kevany Feb 2015
Advances in Food Technology for Human Health Promotion [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe
Jan-Feb 2015
Introduction to Different Drying Technologies [PDF - 100kB] A. Singh
Jan 2015
Topics in Animal Welfare [PDF - 100kB] M. Gordon Jan-Feb 2015
Teaching Methods in Animal Welfare [PDF - 100kB] M. Gordon
Feb-Mar 2015
Development of Grower’s Friendly Computer Interface to Reduce Berry Losses During Harvesting [PDF - 100kB] Q. Zaman Winter 2015
Liver Health and Disease [PDF - 100kB] K. Rouvinen-Watt Winter/Summer 2015
Publish a Paper [PDF - 100kB] V. Nams Winter 2015
Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Management [PDF - 100kB] D. Lynch Feb-Mar 2015
Modeling the Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture:Part 1. Statistical Downscaling [PDF - 100kB] H. Niu Jan-Feb 2015
     

Fall 2014

   
Manipulating Milk Components [PDF - 100kB] A. Fredeen Fall 2014
The role of nematodes in the agro-ecosystem [PDF - 100kB] Dr. A. Mills
Nov/Dec 2014
Complex Genomes [PDF - 100kB] Dr. B. Benkel Oct/Nov 2014
Endogenous Retroviruses [PDF - 100kB] Dr. B. Benkel Oct/Nov 2014
Summer 2014    
Liver Health and Disease [PDF - 100kB]
K. Rouvinen-Watt
July 2014
C# Programming for Precision Agriculture [PDF - 100kB]
Q. Zaman Summer 2014
Protein Structure and Function (Enzymes) [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe Summer 2014
     
Winter 2014    
Publish a paper [PDF - 100kB] V. Nams Winter 2014
Best practices for data processing, charting and presentation [PDF - 100kB] A. Thiagarajan Winter & Fall 2014
Physiological techniques of measuring plant stress [PDF - 100kB] A. Thiagarajan Winter 2014
Fatty Liver Disease [PDF - 100kB]
K. Rouvinen-Watt
Winter 2013
Modeling the Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture:- Part 1.  Statistical Downscaling [PDF - 100kB] H. Niu Jan-Feb 2014
Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Management [PDF - 100kB] D. Lynch Feb-Mar 2014
     

Fall 2013

   
Molecular Nutrition [PDF - 100kB]
C. Udenigwe Oct-Nov 2013
Molecular Basis of Health and Diseases [PDF - 100kB] C. Udenigwe
Oct 2013
Biosystems Modeling 1 [PDF - 100kB]
T. Nguyen-Quang Fall 2013
Biosystems Modeling 2 [PDF - 100kB] T. Nguyen-Quang Fall 2013
Biosystems Modeling 3 [PDF - 100kB] T. Nguyen-Quang Fall 2013
Digital Imaging Processing [PDF - 100kB] D. Barrett TBD – dependent on student interest
Biomass to Biogas Conversion [PDF - 100kB]
I. Yildiz Nov. 2013
Spring 2013    
Digital Image Processing [PDF - 100kB] D. Barrett Spring 2013
Chemistry of Natural Compounds [PDF - 100kB] N. Faraone Spring 2013
Best practices for data processing, charting and presentation [PDF - 100kB] A. Thiagarajan Summer-Fall 2013
Winter 2013
   
Digital Image Processing [PDF - 100kB] D. Barrett Winter 2013
Publish a Paper [PDF - 100kB] V. Nams Jan-Apr/13
Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Management [PDF - 100kB] D. Lynch Feb-Mar/13
Introduction to Entrepreneurship [PDF - 100kB] K. Corscadden Winter 2013
Landscape Visual Evaluation Techniques [PDF - 100kB] R. France Jan-Feb/13
Biosystems Modeling 1: Basic Models [PDF - 100kB] T. Nguyen-Quang Winter 2013
Biosystems Modeling 2: Advanced Models [PDF - 100kB]
T. Nguyen-Quang
Winter 2013
Physiological techniques of measuring plant stress [PDF - 100kB] A. Thiagarajan Winter 2013
Tree Structure and Function [PDF - 100kB] M. MacDonald Jan-Feb/13
RTK-GPS in Precision Agriculture [PDF - 100kB]
Q. Zaman and R. Donald
March-April/13
Fall 2012      
Digital Image Processing [PDF - 100kB] D. Barrett Fall 2012
Fall 2011    
Mathematical Programming for Applied Economic Analysis E. Yiridoe  
Module 1   Sept. 2011
Module 2   Oct. 2011
Module 3   Nov. 2011
Application of RTK-GPS in Precision Agriculture Q. Zaman Oct./Nov. 2011
Introduction to Energy Principles K. Corscadden Oct./Nov. 2011
Microlagal (seaweeds) Diversity and Applications A. T. Critchley Fall 2011
Digital Imaging Processes D. Barrett Fall 2011
Pigments in Animal Nutrition D. Anderson Apr./May 2012
Carbohydrates in Animal Nutrition D. Anderson May/June 2012
Plant Secondary Metabolites V. Rupasinghe Fall 2011
Publish a Paper V. Nams Fall 2011
Biodiversity within managed ecosystems N. Boyd Fall 2011
Physiology of Plant Disease Resistance B. Prithiviraj Nov-Dec 2011
Spring 2011    
Pasture management for healthy ecosystems N. McLean June-July 2011
Mass spectrometry: fundamentals and applications

V. Rupasinghe & J. Hoyle

Spring 2011
Plant Secondary Metabolites V. Rupasinghe Spring 2011
Advanced Turfgrass Disease Identification, Cause and Control  K. Sibley Spring 2011
Native Plants and Their Non-Timber Forest Products' (NTFP) Uses L. Mapplebeck Spring 2011
Chromatographic Analysis of Research Sampson N. Pitts Spring 2011
Blueberries: Classification, Cultivation and Composition D. Percival June-July 2011
Winter 2011    
Green Roof Technology N. Goodyear Feb. 2011
Temperature Measurement and Programming in Labview P. Havard Feb. 2011
Soil nitrogen supply and nitrogen-fertilizer recommendations M. Sharifi Feb/Mar. 2011

Agriculture and Food Ethics

R. Martin Feb/Apr. 2011
Nitrogen/Phosphorus Assimilation-Metabolism in Plants H. Li Winter 2011
GIS and Remote Sensing Applications in Agriculture H. Li Winter 2011
Module 2: Energy Conversion Technologies K. Corscadden Jan/Feb 2011
Module 3: Energy Technology, Feasibility and Assessment K. Corscadden Mar/Apr 2011