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. 3 Credits (2 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): BIO111 and HRT110 and HRT117. Fall Only.