HLSM 1010 Introduction to Horticulture
5.0 - 3.0 - 6.0
This course forms the basis for all the other horticulture courses. It includes the study of structures and functions in plants; requirements for growth and production including soil and fertilizers, temperature, light, growth stimulants and retardants, water use and application; propagation; and growing problems as they relate to the production of vegetables, bedding plants, bulbs, nursery stock, potted plants, and cut flowers. Hands-on laboratory experience is provided.