Catalog 2016-2017 
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HORT 137 Spring Horticulture Lab

4 credits

SPRING HORTICULTURE LAB / HORT 137 provides hands-on application of principles and concepts taught in class. The focus is on practices commonly used in the horticulture industry in landscape management and greenhouse operations.

Corequisites: HORT 131 , HORT 132 , HORT 134 , HORT 135 .

Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will:

  • Transplant, pinch, and propagate live material
  • Develop and implement strategies for landscape management, including weed management, soil management, and integrated pest management leading to strong plant health
  • Practice plant propagation and nursery production techniques, including greenhouse and nursery plant care, effective greenhouse operations, and effective cropping practices
  • Develop drafting skills essential to a landscape design plan
  • Work effectively in small groups to achieve a common goal by communicating and coordinating tasks effectively