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    Dec 06, 2019  
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HORT 236 - Nursery and Greenhouse Operations



4.0 Credits
Explore the principal facets of wholesale nursery and greenhouse operation and management including spatial organization, facilities, plant production systems, and marketing.
Prerequisite Placement in BRDGE 093 or higher, HORT 102 and HORT 196 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the major segments of a production nursery and greenhouse business plan.
  2. Identify and describe the common types of greenhouses, nursery configurations, and factors impacting their siting and orientation.
  3. Identify and describe the principal biotic and abiotic factors limiting the successful growth of greenhouse and nursery crops.
  4. Describe the basic principles of crop selection, marketing, and nursery/greenhouse management.
  5. Describe the principal business practices important to successful production nursery and greenhouse operation-function as part of a group.
  6. Develop and implement a production plan for a nursery and a greenhouse crop.



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