Horticulture Sciences (PLHRT)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1896 PLHRT 1102   LEC 001

    • F
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pritts, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Not intended for grad students, Ag Sciences or Plant Sciences 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.

  •  1897 PLHRT 1102   LAB 401

    • F
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pritts, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  2372 PLHRT 1250   LEC 001

    • R
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Reiners, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18755 PLHRT 2020   LEC 001

    • TR Stocking Hall M01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Griffiths, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2229 PLHRT 2150   LEC 001

    • MW Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rakow, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLBIO 2470 is recommended.

PLHRT 3350

The science of tree-fruit production with an emphasis on the agroecology and physiology of regionally important species. Topics include: site selection; orchard design; clonal rootstock and variety selection; ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 5350

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18493 PLHRT 3350   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18968 PLHRT 3350   LAB 401

    • T
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLHRT 4175

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18541 PLHRT 4175   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18688 PLHRT 4175   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19196 PLHRT 4175   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLHRT 6250

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18671 PLHRT 4250   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18890 PLHRT 4931   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Mar 15 - May 9, 2023
    • Rossi, F

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLHRT 4975

Being an officer of a club is an opportunity to learn about leadership and collaboration, as well as communication and the challenges of balancing diverse responsibilities. Preparation in this arena can ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  1862 PLHRT 4975   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lamb, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2089 PLHRT 4975   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Mattson, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PLHRT 5350

The science of tree-fruit production with an emphasis on the agroecology and physiology of regionally important species. Topics include: site selection; orchard design; clonal rootstock and variety selection; ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 3350

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18894 PLHRT 5350   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18970 PLHRT 5350   LAB 401

    • T
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Peck, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLHRT 5850

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2409 PLHRT 5850   LEC 001

    • MW Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rakow, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18800 PLHRT 6170   LEC 001

    • F Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cheng, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18801 PLHRT 6170   LAB 401

    • F Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cheng, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLHRT 6250

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLHRT 4250

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19220 PLHRT 6250   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person