PLHRT 4910

PLHRT 4910

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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 potential planting sites; select appropriate trees, shrubs, vines, and ground covers for a given site; and learn about the principles and practices of site amelioration and plant establishment. Design followed by written specifications and graphic details are developed to implement these practices. No prior design experience necessary.

When Offered Fall.

Fees Course fee: approximately $50 for supplies.

Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-SBY)

Comments Enrollment limited to: Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture majors. Pre-enrollment required.

Outcomes
  • Students will gain a first-hand understanding of the heterogeneity of urban and other growing conditions and how these various conditions might influence plant selection, growth, development and survival.
  • Students will develop observation techniques, practice nomenclature and recognize plant characteristics necessary for the identification of deciduous plants in leaf.
  • Students will learn site assessment techniques and analytical skills necessary to diagnose various site conditions and determine how to use this information in planting design and associated detailing.
  • Students will be able to select site-appropriate plant materials and demonstrate technically how to develop plans and construction documents for contractor bidding and installation.
  • Students will learn new transplanting techniques and have an opportunity for hands-on practice.
  • Students will be able to integrate theory with practice by working on site-specific projects.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 4910

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1148PLHRT 4910  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to: Plant Science and Landscape Architecture majors or permission of instructor. Pre-registration is required.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  1149PLHRT 4910  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LA 4910

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 21720PLHRT 4910  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bassuk, N

      Rood, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 21721PLHRT 4910  LAB 402

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bassuk, N

      Rood, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Online