The Plant Science Program offers degrees in fundamental and applied topics related to plant production, plant protection, biotechnology, plant physiology and biochemistry, and plant-environment interactions.
Specific areas of specialization include: - Plant-microbe interaction, bacterial and fungal diseases, plant virology, biological control of pests and diseases, insect physiology, natural insecticides, insect ecology and behaviour, and weed biology, ecology and control; - Seed physiology, plant nutrition, plant growth analysis, plant-plant interaction, biotic and abiotic stressor resistance, and environmental plant physiology; - Vegetable culture, ornamental horticulture, plant breeding, and post-harvest physiology; - Plant biochemistry, tissue culture, genetic engineering, and plant, fungal, and viral molecular genetics; - Rangeland ecology, and wildlife habitat studies.
- Degree: Master of Science - Specialization: Plant Science - Subject: Agriculture and Forestry - Mode of delivery: On campus - Program components: Coursework + Thesis required - Faculty: Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Plant Science (MSc)
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International Tuition Awards assist international graduate students with their tuition fees if they are registered full-time in research-oriented master’s and doctoral programs.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to $3,200 per annum
Students must hold a valid Student Authorization (Study Permit).
Students do not need to apply, as all international students who are eligible are automatically considered for this scholarship. Awards are assigned on the Student Information System, and, once assigned, can be viewed by logging onto the Student Service Centre.