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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HORT 216 Introduction to Greenhouses

3 credits
Surveys the components of commercial greenhouses and growing structures. Efficient use of environmental controls and cropping will be discussed. Students will be exposed to several local commercial greenhouse operations through fieldtrips.

Quarters Offered: Summer

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

  • Analyze sites for greenhouse feasibility
  • Explain environmental controls used in a greenhouse
  • List and explain different structural options for a greenhouse
  • Explain the uses and practical applications of specialized greenhouse options
  • Discuss the use of specialized equipment in greenhouses today
  • Using a crop as the guide, make recommendations for selecting greenhouse types and options

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20