Horticulture Sciences (PLHRT)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

PLHRT 1102

The objective is to instill in students a lifelong appreciation for how gardening can enhance individual well-being through aesthetics, culinary experiences, and mastery of techniques. Emphasizes hands-on ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4993PLHRT 1102  LEC 001

  • Not intended for seniors or Plant Science majors. Students who do not attend the first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructor's roster. Students are then responsible for dropping course through their college.

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

  •  4964PLHRT 1104  LEC 001

  • 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. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session. If this section of the course is full, please check the VIEN 1104 and FDSC 1104 crosslists to determine if seats are still open. The number of seats available to each class year is restricted during pre-enrollment, a "You do not fit the criteria" error message indicates that the seats for your class year are full. There is no waitlist for this course.

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    Combined with: FDSC 1104VIEN 1104

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4965PLHRT 1104  LEC 002

  • 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. Students must purchase four approved wine glasses and pay a $50 tasting fee by the second class session. If this section of the course is full, please check the VIEN 1104 and FDSC 1104 crosslists to determine if seats are still open. The number of seats available to each class year is restricted during pre-enrollment, a "You do not fit the criteria" error message indicates that the seats for your class year are full. There is no waitlist for this course.

PLHRT 1115

An introductory course that examines plant diversity, function, and adaptation. Topics include an introduction to plant community structure, relationships between plants and other organisms, how plants ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PLHRT 1250

Students interested in growing their own vegetables will learn the techniques to produce a healthy and productive organic vegetable garden. Students will learn how to build healthy soils, plan and plant ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

PLHRT 2020

The class is intended to provide insight and exposure to the unique challenges associated with the changing dynamics and markets of fresh produce. It is targeted at students with an interest in plants ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16441PLHRT 2020  LEC 001

  • This course is suitable for life science and non-life science students.

PLHRT 2150

Few major food, medicinal, ornamental and industrial crops are native to North America. From coffee and tea, to rubber and quinine, this course explores the social, political, and economic factors associated ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PLHRT 2240

Ecology has historically neglected cities because they are human dominated systems, while the complexity of urban governance makes it difficult to apply ecological research to urban policy. Through lectures, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PLHRT 2350

Plants play powerful roles in our lives, providing oxygen, food, shelter, clothing, medicine, material for art, and a connection to the natural world. In recent years people have begun to understand plants ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

PLHRT 3100

Covers basics of establishing a greenhouse operation, growing crops in optimized environments, and serving niche or mass market. Discusses technology basics including structures and equipment, systems ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16714PLHRT 3100  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLSCI 1101 and any other horticulture course. Junior standing is preferred. Cost of required three-day field trip: approx. $90.

PLHRT 3440

Second-semester course in commercial grape production with an emphasis on the problems of production in cold climates. Students examine the genetics of the vine and learn principles of vineyard establishment, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

PLHRT 3920

Module of PLHRT 4920/LA 4920 covering the identification of approximately 160 evergreen trees and shrubs and deciduous plants using winter identification. Students also assist in the establishment of a ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

PLHRT 4250

Study of the biological processes controlling physical and chemical changes in harvested yet living horticultural crops or their parts. Discusses the theoretical principles and fundamental processes underlying ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLHRT 4450

The ecology and technology of deciduous tree-fruit production. Topics include basic tree and fruit physiology; orchard renovation and design systems; nutrition, irrigation, and freeze protection practices; ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLHRT 4850

Explores the history of public gardens, types of contemporary public gardens, and the operation of public gardens including botanical gardens and arboreta. Includes separate units on administration and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17932PLHRT 4850  FLD 801

  • This class includes a two-and-a-half day field trip to multiple botanical gardens and arboretum that will occur April 18 - 20, 2017. We will be traveling on April 18, 2017 to Philadelphia and returning to Ithaca on April 20, 2017. Approximate cost is $100.

PLHRT 4920

This is the second half of course focusing on the winter identification, uses, and establishment of woody plants in urban and garden settings. Issues of site assessment and soil remediation are emphasized ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4999PLHRT 4920  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: passing grade in LA/PLHRT 4910. Enrollment is limited to plant sciences or landscape architecture majors or permission of instructors.

PLHRT 4931

This course explores the elements of sustainable design, establishment and management of sports, golf and lawn turf. Focus on practical aspects through field tours, hand-on activities and real-world case ... view course details

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    Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16798PLHRT 4931  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT 4920/LA 4920 recommended but not 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 Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Seed to Supper II

  •  5031PLHRT 4940  LEC 001

  • All student must apply. See Marcia (me14) for the course application.

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    Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • Topic: Plant Biodiversity II

  • 16904PLHRT 4940  LEC 002

    • F
    • Jan 25 - Mar 17, 2017
    • Bridgen, M

  • 16905PLHRT 4940  FLD 801

  • Taught in Chili. Students will be traveling on January 3, 2017 to Chile and returning to Ithaca on January 13, 2017. There is a $300 trip fee associated with the trip to Chile.

PLHRT 4950

Undergraduate participation in weekly departmental seminar series. view course details

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    Combined with: PLHRT 6000

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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

  •  4402PLHRT 4975  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

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 4990

Undergraduate research projects in horticultural sciences. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5167PLHRT 4990  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5203PLHRT 4990  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Bridgen, M

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

  •  4403PLHRT 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

  •  4404PLHRT 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

  •  4405PLHRT 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

  •  4406PLHRT 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

  •  4407PLHRT 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

  •  4408PLHRT 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

  •  4409PLHRT 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

  •  4410PLHRT 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

  •  4411PLHRT 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

  •  4412PLHRT 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

  •  4413PLHRT 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

  •  4414PLHRT 6000  SEM 101

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

PLHRT 6170

Principles and practical applications of selected laboratory methods in the plant and environmental sciences. Emphasizes enhancement of laboratory technique and problem-solving skills. Discusses suitability ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

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

  •  4415PLHRT 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4416PLHRT 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4417PLHRT 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4418PLHRT 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4419PLHRT 6970  IND 605

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    • Drinkwater, L

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4420PLHRT 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4421PLHRT 6970  IND 607

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    • Pritts, M

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4422PLHRT 6970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4423PLHRT 6970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Skelly, S

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4427PLHRT 6970  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5168PLHRT 6970  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Martinson, T

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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

  •  4428PLHRT 7000  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4429PLHRT 7000  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4430PLHRT 7000  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mt Pleasant, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4431PLHRT 7000  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4432PLHRT 7000  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4433PLHRT 7000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gan, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4434PLHRT 7000  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4435PLHRT 7000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4436PLHRT 7000  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Mudge, K

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4437PLHRT 7000  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4438PLHRT 7000  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4439PLHRT 7000  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4440PLHRT 7000  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Whitlow, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4441PLHRT 7000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Bauerle, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4442PLHRT 7000  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17983PLHRT 7000  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Peck, G

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4443PLHRT 7000  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Skelly, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Undergraduates should enroll in PLHRT 4980.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18465PLHRT 7000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Martinson, T

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. 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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