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Why Plant Agriculture at University of Guelph?
Building Your Future
A career in Plant Agriculture can take many paths including leadership in the agrifood industry, business, government agencies, or for graduate studies.
Programs of Study
Plant Agriculture offers graduate programs leading to MSc & PhD degrees in agronomy, horticultural and turfgrass crops with specialization in three broad fields of focus: Plant Genetics and Breeding, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry,and Crop Production Systems.
At the Undergraduate level, Plant Agriculture faculty participate in the course delivery for the B.Sc.(Agr.) CHATS and the Organic Agriculture majors and the B.Sc. Plant Science major.
Plant Agriculture faculty coordinate the delivery of the Diploma in Turfgrass Management.
Our Research: Be a part of the Experience
Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph is known World Wide, we participate in research on 5 continents to apply knowledge to provide food, feed and fibre for society and to educate students in our areas of expertise.
Plant Agriculture's award winning faculty offer an interdisciplinary research environment with a focus in the Plant Sciences encompassing agronomy, horticultural and turfgrass science. With research being conducted in one or more of the disciplines of: Plant Genetics & Breeding, Plant Physiology & Biochemistry, Crop Production Systems and Bioproducts, our faculty meet head on the global challenges presented to current world agriculture.