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Plant Production and Propagation HORT 1250

4 Credits

Weekly Contact: Lecture - 2.5 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 1.5
Pre-Requisites: HORT 1030, HORT 1050

This course provides instruction and hands-on experience in crop production with emphasis on the production of seasonal crops for the local areas and managerial skills involved with crop production. The technical principles of plant propagation focusing on hands-on application are introduced. Topics include cultural controls for propagation and production, insects and diseases, production and scheduling, methods of propagation (seed germination, rooting cuttings, layering, grafting,and budding, tissue culture),and propagation facilities construction.

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