Botanical Science: Operation & Management
Students learn soil factors which determine plant growth. They are taught to test soil, interpret results and apply soil additives accurately. Students also learn soil types, components, nutrients, functions and structure.
Agricultural Pest Control
This course is an overview of selection and application of pesticides. Students will prepare for the State operator's license examination.
This course teaches students every aspect of the construction, maintenance and functioning of a greenhouse.
Greenhouse Crop Production and Marketing
Students will learn how to use a greenhouse, including propagation, fertilization, soil preparation and record-keeping. Business aspects, such as grading, pricing and marketing of crops, are taught.
Students will learn the various types of bedding plants, producing several varieties from seed sowing to maturity.
Introduction to Tissue Culture
This course emphasizes the importance of micropropagation, the value of plant tissue culture in research and the applications of plant tissue culture.
Students learn different design styles and basic principles and elements of floral design, applying their knowledge in the construction of floral arrangements.