SUSTAINABLE FOOD AND PLANT PRODUCTION - WINTER

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Sustainable Food and Plant Production - Winter
  • Course #: LNDC1176
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the production, culture and marketing of winter floriculture crops and sustainable food crops. Special emphasis will be given to the production of Easter lilies, geraniums, and other minor potted crops grown in the spring.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Produce crops
Manipulate growth parameters
Create production schedule
Identify greenhouse insects
Diagnose crops diseases
Provide insect and disease control measures
Maintain a crop journal
Market crops

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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