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New Horticulture Courses

Spring 2021

Dr. Bizhen Hu will be adding two new horticulture courses for the spring 2021 semester.


Hydroponics and Soilless Crop Production:

HORT 3833

Prerequisites: HORT 1013.

Description: Basics of soilless production with emphasis on hydroponics and aquaponic production.

Course Objectives: 1) To understand components and work with different types of hydroponic systems in a controlled environment to learn what factors are important for crop production; 2) To develop knowledge and hands-on experience growing a range of crops using hydroponics.

When: MWF, 8:30 - 9:15 am at the Greenhouse Learning Center, Room 103

 


Urban Horticulture Production:

HORT 3713

Prerequisites: HORT 1013.

Description: Principles and production of crops for public or community practices with emphasis on production associated with hydroponics, vertical gardening, raised beds, containers, controlled environments, roof tops, high tunnels, edible landscaping, food safety, and farmers markets.

Course Objectives: 1) To address aspects of crop production under urban conditions; 2) To develop knowledge and hands-on experience growing a range of crops using different production practices within urban conditions.

Lecture: Tuesday and Thursdays, 3:00 - 3:45 pm

Lab: Tuesday, 4:30 - 6:15 pm

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