THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Tel : +886-2-23630231 ext. 2450
Fax :
+886-2-23620879
Website : http://www.agron.ntu.edu.tw
E-mail : khwu@cc.ntu.edu.tw

FACULTY

Full-time: 24
Part-time: 4
Ph.D. Degree: 24
M.S. Degree: 4

Full-Time

Professors

Huu-Sheng Lur: Ph.D., Cornell University (Chairperson)
Jaw-Shu Hsieh: Ph.D.,
National Taiwan University
Cheng Chen: Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Yun-Jang Sjhieh: Ph.D., University of London
Ming-Lai Shen: M.S., University of Minnesota
Chiang-Huei Kao: M.S., National Taiwan Univer-sity
Shin-Shinge Chang: Ph.D., National Taiwan University
Ching Liu: Ph.D., University of Idaho
In-Shong Hsia: M.S., National Taiwan University
Yang-Zenq Tsai: Ph.D., National Taiwan University
Warren H.J. Kuo: Ph.D., National Taiwan University
Li-Fei Liu: Ph.D., National Taiwan University
Yih-Ching Huang: Ph.D., Iowa State University
Yun-Ming Pong: Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Associate Professors

Liang-Chi Chu: M.S., National Taiwan University
Kae-Kang Hwu: Ph.D., Washington state Univer-sity
Hsiu-Yang Hwu: Ph.D., Calgary University
Chen-Tuo Liao: Ph.D., Colorado State University

Assistant Professors

Yue-Wen Wang: Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Shun-Fu Lin: Ph.D., Iowa State University
Men-Chi Chang: Ph.D., Cornell University
Yuh-Chyang Charng: Ph.D., Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Shu-Jen Wang: Ph.D., National Taiwan University

Instructor

Wen-Dar Huang: Ph.D., National Taiwan University

Part-Time

Su-May Yu: Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Ben-Chang Hsia: Ph.D., National Taiwan University
Hong-Pang Wu: Ph.D., University of Tokyo
Wen-Fu Tsai: Ph.D.,
University of California, Davis

FACILITIES

nucleic acid-protein analyzing equipment, scanning electron microscope, gene-particle gun, gas chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, NIR, LI-6200 portable photosynthesis system, fluorescent spectrophotometer, densimeter, LS6000TA ?liquid scintillation counter, PCR machine, ELISA reader, AFLP, differential disply analyzer, electrophoresis equipment, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, refrigerated ultracentrifuge, stereo microscope, invert phase-contrast microscope, phase-contrast-dark field microscope, fluorescent microscope, ultracut-E etc.

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

(1) Undergraduate  Program

The department offers a four-year program for undergraduate students leading to the Bachelor's degree of Agronomy. Students must complete a minimumof 128 credits of course work.
Required courses and credits are:
Course     Credits
Organic Chemistry & Lab.       (6)
Calculus  (6)
(minimum 1 out of the above 2)
Plant Physiology & Lab.   (4)
Introduction to Applied Mathematics        (4)
(minimum 1 out of the above 2)
General Chemistry & Lab.       (6)
Introduction to Crop Science    (2)
Hand-on Experience of Field Life      (2)
General Botany & Lab.     (4)
Soil Science & Lab.         (3)
Genetics & Lab.      (4)
Statistics (3)
Experimental Design (3)
Crop Breeding  (3)
Introduction to Crop Production      (3)
Plant Disease Control & Lab.   (4)
Crops (I) (II)   (6)
Crop Lab. (I) (II)    (2)
Agricultural Engineering & Lab. (3)
Thesis (I) (II)    (2)
* #@Regression Analysis (I)    (3)
* Plant Cell and Tissue Culture & Lab.      (4)
* Introduction of Seed Science & Technology (3)
* Weed Control & Lab.   (3)
% Crop Physiology (3)
% Biology Chemistry       (4)
% Crop Growth & Development     (3)
% Cell Biology        (4)
# Methology of Plant Breeding         (3)
# Molecular Gentics         (4)
# Quantitative Gentics      (3)
@Techniques of Factorial Experimentation        (3)
@Method of Advanced Biometrics (I)     (3)
@Method of Advanced Biometrics (II)    (3)
minimum of 6 credits is required from * or % or # or @ marked courses.

(2) Master's Program

The Graduate Institute comprises two divisions of Crop Science and Biometry. Each offers a 1 to 4 year program toward the Master's degree of Agronomy. Candidates for a Master's degree must complete a minimum of 24 credits plus 6 credits of Master's thesis.

(a) The required courses and credits for Crop Science division are :

Courses   Credits
* @Seminar    (2)
* Advanced  Crop Science    (3)
* Advanced Crop Physiology   (3)
* Crop Physiology Lab.   (2)
* Research Method in Crop Science        (2)
@Advanved Crop Breeding     (3)
@Research method in Crop Breeding       (2)
* courses  for A team; @ courses for B team.

(b) The required courses and credits for Biometry division are :

Courses    Credits
Seminar   (2)
Statistical Theory (@)       (4)

(3) Doctoral Program

The Graduate Institute comprises two divisions of Crop Science and  Biometry. Each offers a 2 to 7 year program toward the Doctor's degree of Agronomy. Candidates for Doctor's degree must have completed a minimum of 18 credits plus 12 credits of dissertation.
The required course and credits is:
Course     Credits
Seminar    (2)

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Inviting unperiodically domestic and overseas renowned scholars to give speech and seminar.

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