Plant Production II

HORT 5051

Prerequisites: HORT 1001, or HORT 1015, or instructor consent

Offered: Spring semester

Description: Emphasizes problem-solving and management practices important in the propagation, production, and utilization of floral crops with an emphasis on bedding plants, perennials, and cut flowers. How to grow, market, and utilize herbaceous plants to modify the environment. The scientific basis for cultural practices will be discussed and students will understand the concepts behind manipulation of environmental factors to achieve desired plant growth and quality. Function, culture, and use of herbaceous plants in the landscape will also be covered in relation to how this information can be conveyed to various clientele groups.

For more information on this course, see the Course Guide.