PLS: Plant Science

Courses

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PLS 1010C. INTRODUCTION TO PLANT SCIENCE.

321

A study of plant science as it is applied to the horticulture industry. A general survey is made regarding plant culture as it is utilized in all areas of horticulture. This is an introduction to basic horticulture science concepts and principles including the development, growth, distribution, and utilization of fruits, vegetables, as well as ornamental plants. The course will focus on botanical concepts of plant structure, growth, and development, and the plants’ response to environmental conditions and management techniques. Labs include plant productions, plant training, and plant classification sciences. (Special Fee: $65.00).

PLS 2220C. PLANT PROPAGATION.

331

Prerequisites: HOS 1010C or departmental approval Comprehensive study of methods and practices used for propagating plant materials in industry today. Includes study and practice in seedage, layerage, cuttage, graftage, budding and micro-propagation. (Special Fee: $55.00).