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2017-2018 Student Catalog
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HRT 100 - Introduction to Horticulture

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This is a broad, fast-paced introduction to the basics of horticulture.  Topics include professions in horticulture and industry overview; soils and fertility; plant propagation; insect, disease, and weed identification; integrated pest management; techniques of installing and maintaining trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials; and the greenhouse and nursery production of plant materials.  Students will also be introduced to numerous specialties within the horticulture field including landscape design, floral design and turf management.  Sustainable practices are presented within each topic area as appropriate.
Usually offered Fall semester


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