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HORT 1401 - Horticulture

4 credit hours. 3 lecture hours. 3 lab hours.
Prerequisites: Recommended: BIOL 1407  and BIOL 1411  
R W

Structure, growth, and development of horticultural plants. Examination of environmental effects, basic principles of reproduction, production methods ranging from outdoor to controlled climates, nutrition, and pest management. Laboratory activities will reinforce the structure, growth, and development of horticultural plants. Examination of environmental effects, basic principles of reproduction, production methods ranging from outdoor to controlled climates, nutrition, and pest management.

Additional Fees: $24

Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Identify the various horticultural industries and their roles in our society. Describe the fundamentals of plant science. Assess the interactions of soils, water, and fertility in plant science. Contrast the methods of plant reproduction and propagation. Explain the impacts of production methods and technologies on plant science. Contrast methods of pest management in plant science. Investigate methods of environmental manipulation (e.g. greenhouse controls, frost management methods, hot caps). Apply scientific reasoning to investigate questions and utilize scientific and horticultural tools to collect and analyze data and demonstrate methods. Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving to make informed decisions. Communicate effectively the results of scientific investigations. Identify the various horticultural industries and their roles in our society. Describe the fundamentals of plant science. Assess the interactions of soils, water, and fertility in plant science. Contrast the methods of plant reproduction and propagation. Explain the impacts of production methods and technologies on plant science. Contrast methods of pest management in plant science. Investigate methods of environmental manipulation (e.g. greenhouse controls, frost management methods, hot caps).



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