Dec 03, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 304 - Sustainable Agriculture

3 Credit(s)

Lecture and active learning activities are designed to investigate topics vital to understanding agricultural sustainability, including issues of: land use, biological diversity, pest control, labor and human rights economic viability. Field trips to local farms will serve as examples of the various local agroecosystems. The class will document the differences between these farms and analyze them for their relative sustainability Class members will also grow crops themselves, to investigate tools for sustainability assessment. Fall.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 100 , BIOL 125 , BIOL 151  or BIOL 152 .

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