Welcome to the Department of Plant Sciences
Agriculture is a fascinating and complex industry with international dimensions. The NDSU Department of Plant Sciences provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding critical for professional success in a changing world. If you have an interest in plants and in making a difference, this department is for you.
The mission of the Department of Plant Sciences is to:
- Teach the sciences of plant breeding and genetics, weed science, biotechnology, horticulture, agronomic crop production, turfgrass management, and cereal and food science. [Academics]
- Perform basic and applied research to advance the field of crop, weed, horticultural, and food and cereal sciences. [Research]
- Provide information to the public in the form of professional publications, Extension bulletins and programs. [Extension]