HRT 126◊ Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Operations

3 credits

Basic principles in the propagation, care and maintenance of woody and herbaceous plants are examined. Discussion on the growth processes of plants, plant structure and function, propagation practices of both woody and herbaceous plants, fertilization practices, media and fertility, propagation structures, plant problem diagnosis and treatment, selection, planting and general greenhouse operations. Sustainability in plant propagation will be discussed. (formerly Arboriculture/Plant Propagation)

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

(course fee required)