HORT 462: Nursery Management and Crop Production

Prereqs: AGRO/HORT 131; HORT 221.
Offered spring semester of even-numbered calendar years. HORT 462 requires a culminating group project creating one of four types of nursery landscape businesses.
Principles underlying the production of nursery crops and the profitable management of a nursery. Propagation, crop scheduling, transplanting, handling, and transportation of nursery crops. Cultural considerations such as media, fertilizers, irrigation, and pest control. Economic aspects of running a business include creating income and balance sheets.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10

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