Foundations of Horticulture

This course provides students with foundation, knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in the horticultural industry. Through theory, instruction and hands on experiences, students are introduced to the concepts of: plant growth and development, plant nomenclature, use of plants in landscape settings, the effect invasive species have on the landscape, principles and components of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in controlling insects, diseases, and weeds. Additionally, the student becomes aware of career opportunities within the green industry and the economic value of horticulture crops, products, and related services.


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