Greenhouse Management

Course Number: 
LAH 1040
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Landscape (LAH)
Credits 
3.00

This course covers the fundamentals of commercial greenhouse production. Control of the greenhouse environment and the effects that this has on plant growth are stressed. Students learn about greenhouse construction, heating and cooling, growing media, fertilization, watering, pest control, and the production of container-grown crops. Laboratory exercises are conducted in the greenhouse or at the facilities of local growers.

2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week