Horticulture Sciences (PLHRT)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

PLHRT 1104

Broad introduction to grape cultivation and wine fermentations. Topics include history of winemaking, viticultural regions, vineyard and winery practices, wine flavor chemistry and microbiology, and wine ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 1104VIEN 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4359PLHRT 1104  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course though their college. The absolute drop deadline for all students is by the second class meeting. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class meeting.

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    Combined with: FDSC 1104VIEN 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4607PLHRT 1104  LEC 002

    • TR
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Students who do not attend first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructors' roster. Student is then responsible for dropping course though their college. The absolute drop deadline for all students is by the second class meeting. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class meeting.

PLHRT 2010

Discover the ways in which plants can be used in or as art (e.g., living sculpture, woven branch, and more) and as a subject of art (e.g., botanical illustration, painting, and more). Explore the relationship ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLHRT 2204

Viticulture and enology principles and practices, emphasizing cool climate production. Course examines environmental factors affecting grape production and quality, soils, anatomical and physiological ... view course details

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  •  4705PLHRT 2204  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

PLHRT 3600

The pace of climate change projected for this century is likely to have significant impacts on agriculture and food security that will not be equitable across regions or socio-economic groups. We will ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4756PLHRT 3600  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wolfe, D

  • Prerequisite: at least 3 credits in plant, agricultural, or environmental sciences, or similar relevant field of study.

PLHRT 3910

Module of PLHRT 4910/LA 4910 covering the identification of approximately 200 woody trees, shrubs, and vines in leaf and their use in the landscape. Students desiring a more comprehensive course that covers ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

PLHRT 4000

Plant propagation, the multiplication of plants, is both a science and an art. This class introduces the principles, practices and techniques of sexual and asexual propagation of horticultural plants. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PLHRT 4400

Draws concepts from ecology, hydrology, soil science, and conservation biology and applies these in both principle and practice to the rapidly evolving field of restoration ecology. Through lectures, reading, ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  • 16574PLHRT 4400  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Whitlow, T

  • Enrollment limited to: upperclassmen or graduate students, or permission of instructor.

PLHRT 4730

Analysis of the ecological processes operating in agricultural systems, with an emphasis on understanding relationships between agroecosystem structure and function and interactions among organisms. Examines ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ENTOM 4730

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4201PLHRT 4730  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Prerequisite: BIOEE 1610 or permission of instructor. During first six weeks of class, Thurs. meetings may run as late as 5:30 p.m. because of field trips. Field trips to local farms and case studies from both the tropics and the temperate zone are used to illustrate important concepts.

PLHRT 4800

Covers a range of subjects related to the plant and natural sciences, and human-cultural themes. Class alternates between lecture and discussion. On non-lecture Wednesdays, the class meets to discuss content ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1196PLHRT 4800  LEC 001

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    • Aug 30, 2017
    • Skelly, S

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    • Sep 13, 2017
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    • Sep 27, 2017
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    • Oct 11, 2017
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    • Oct 25, 2017
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    • Nov 8, 2017

PLHRT 4910

Focuses on the identification, uses, and establishment of woody plants in urban and garden settings. By understanding the environmental limitations to plant growth, students are able to critically assess ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 4910

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1226PLHRT 4910  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bassuk, N

      Trowbridge, P

  • Enrollment limited to: Plant Science and Landscape Architecture majors or permission of instructor. Pre-registration is required.

PLHRT 4940

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings may vary by semester and will be advertised before the semester begins. Courses offered under the number will be approved by the department ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Seed to Supper I

  • 17044PLHRT 4940  LEC 101

    • M
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Take It Outside!

  •  4824PLHRT 4940  LEC 002

    • T
    • Skelly, S

PLHRT 4950

Undergraduate participation in weekly departmental seminar series. view course details

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    Combined with: PLHRT 6000

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1197PLHRT 4950  SEM 101

    • M
    • Rakow, D

  • Graduate students should enroll in PLHRT 6000.

PLHRT 4960

On-the-job learning experience under the supervision of professionals in a cooperating organization. A learning contract is written between the faculty supervisor and student, stating the conditions of ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLHRT 4970

Undergraduate individual study in horticultural sciences under the direction of one or more faculty members. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLHRT 4975

Leadership development for Hortus Forum officers, which includes, but is not limited to, learning how to: foster inclusiveness and a healthy, positive social atmosphere among members; promote an interest ... view course details

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

PLHRT 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and teaching horticultural sciences courses under the supervision of departmental faculty members. ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLHRT 5204

Active learning course covering viticulture and enology principles and practices, emphasizing cool climate production. Course examines environmental factors affecting grape production and quality, soils, ... view course details

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  •  5061PLHRT 5204  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Arnink, K

      Vanden Heuvel, J

PLHRT 5900

Comprehensive project emphasizing the application of principles and practices to professional horticultural teaching, extension, and research programs and situations. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1199PLHRT 5900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Mudge, K

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1587PLHRT 5900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

  • 6 credits max. toward M.P.S. (agriculture) degree. Requirement for M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1588PLHRT 5900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Rangarajan, A

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1589PLHRT 5900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Skelly, S

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3560PLHRT 5900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3698PLHRT 5900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3699PLHRT 5900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3851PLHRT 5900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4001PLHRT 5900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Lakso, A

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4450PLHRT 5900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

  • Requirement for: M.P.S. (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4670PLHRT 5900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Wolfe, D

  • Requirement for: MPS (agriculture) candidates in respective graduate fields of horticulture.

PLHRT 6000

Weekly seminars consisting of graduate student research project reports, faculty research topics, as well as guest speakers from other universities and/or industry. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1200PLHRT 6000  SEM 101

    • M
    • Rakow, D

  • Requirement for: graduate students majoring or minoring in horticulture. Undergraduate students enroll in HORT 4950.

PLHRT 6350

Discusses readings from Kuhn, Waddington, Wilson, Lewontin, and others emphasizing application of the philosophy of science to the real-world practices of scientists. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17068PLHRT 6350  DIS 201

    • W
    • Whitlow, T

  • Graduate standing required.

PLHRT 6970

Graduate individual study in horticultural sciences under the direction of one or more faculty members. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3254PLHRT 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3255PLHRT 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3565PLHRT 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3572PLHRT 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3591PLHRT 6970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3638PLHRT 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3899PLHRT 6970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4079PLHRT 6970  IND 608

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    • Rossi, F

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4262PLHRT 6970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Skelly, S

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4663PLHRT 6970  IND 614

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    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5152PLHRT 6970  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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PLHRT 7000

Designed to give graduate students teaching experience through involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of departmental faculty members. May include leading discussion sections; ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1399PLHRT 7000  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3072PLHRT 7000  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3073PLHRT 7000  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mt Pleasant, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3074PLHRT 7000  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3075PLHRT 7000  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3076PLHRT 7000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gan, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3077PLHRT 7000  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3078PLHRT 7000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3079PLHRT 7000  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Mudge, K

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3080PLHRT 7000  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3081PLHRT 7000  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3082PLHRT 7000  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3083PLHRT 7000  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Whitlow, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3567PLHRT 7000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Bauerle, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3570PLHRT 7000  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4264PLHRT 7000  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Bellinder, R

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4675PLHRT 7000  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Skelly, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in HORT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4806PLHRT 7000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Wolfe, D

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4832PLHRT 7000  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Perry, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5161PLHRT 7000  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Reiners, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of instructor is required. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

PLHRT 8900

Thesis research for master's students. view course details

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PLHRT 9900

Thesis research for Ph.D. candidates after "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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