HORT 843A: Greenhouse Crop Production

Prereqs: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission.
Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. Hort 843A is offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years.
Introduction to the concepts of greenhouse construction, operation and management for a variety of horticultural crops, with an emphasis on ornamental crops.  Greenhouse construction, heating, cooling, growing media, pest management, nutrition, fertility, growth regulation, irrigation, post-harvest handling, and marketing of greenhouse crops.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom