Containerized Plant Production

HRT208

Introduction to growing containerized plants in greenhouses and nurseries. Topics covered include the equipment and materials needed; proper cultural techniques; and scheduling, cost, and pricing concerns. Actual work experience in the greenhouse helps develop the basic skills needed to manage and grow various containerized ornamental crops. Course work includes using a computer for crop scheduling and environmental control as well as using the Internet for sale and crop research. Fall Only.

3 Credits: 2 Lecture, 3 Lab

Prerequisites:
BIO111 and HRT110 and HRT117