2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    May 18, 2022  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

HORT 240 - Plant Production

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course will introduce students to many of the basic principles utilized in the production of horticultural crops. The techniques used for plant propagating, producing, managing, and marketing of commercial bedding plants will be emphasized.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify common house plants; annual, biennial and perennial ornamental herbaceous plants
  2. Use the proper propagation techniques to produce a crop of herbaceous ornamentals
  3. Identify common types of herbaceous gardens
  4. Identify structures and equipment used in the production of horticultural crops
  5. Understand how environmental factors are managed to control plant growth
  6. Learn the cultural procedures and practices used to successfully grow selected crops
  7. Apply business management principles to a commercial horticulture production setting