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Horticulture (HORT)

HORT 402W Plant Nutrition (3) Mineral nutrition of higher plants, including nutrient acquisition, transport, metabolism, and practical implications.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 315 orBIOL 441, SOILS 101  

HORT 407 Plant Breeding (3) The scientific principles and techniques of utilizing genetic variability in improving the heredity of plants for specific purposes.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 408 Landscape Plant Establishment and Maintenance (4) The principles and practices involved in the establishment of plants in the landscape, and their subsequent maintenance.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 137 orHORT 138;SOILS 101  

HORT 410W Issues in Landscape Contracting (3) This will be a survey of business management, regulatory, and environmental issues facing the landscape contracting profession. Laboratory.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 408  

HORT 412W Post-Harvest Physiology (3) Harvesting, handling, storage, and transportation of horticultural crops; primary emphasis on physiological response to pre- and post-harvest environmental factors.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 6 credits in horticulture or other plant sciences  

HORT 420 Plant Growth Regulators (3) Plant growth regulators, their chemical and physical properties; general principles, practices, and applications in regulating plant growth and development.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 orHORT 101  

HORT 431 Small Fruit Culture (3) Cultural requirements and production practices of the principal small fruit crops: strawberries, grapes, blueberries, brambles, and cranberries.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 101, HORT 315  

HORT 432 Deciduous Tree Fruits (3) Science, art, and techniques of regulated cropping; orchard designs and management systems.
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: HORT 101, HORT 315  

HORT 432 Deciduous Tree Fruits (3) Science, art, and techniques of regulated cropping; orchard designs and management systems.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: HORT 101  

HORT 433 Vegetable Crops (3) Cultural requirements of important vegetable crops in conjunction with physiological processes and problems related to commercial production.
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: HORT 101, HORT 315  

HORT 433 Vegetable Crops (3) Cultural requirements of important vegetable crops in conjunction with physiological processes and problems related to commercial production.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: HORT 101  

HORT 445 Plant Ecology (3) Advanced lectures on plant ecology which stress integration of physiological, population-level and community-level phenomena, and ecology in agriculture.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W, FOR 308 orHORT 315  

HORT 450 Greenhouse Management (3) Maintenance and manipulation of the greenhouse production systems including structures, covers, light, temperature, carbon dioxide, water, growing media, fertilizer and greenhouse cost accounting.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 101, HORT 315  

HORT 453 Flower Crop Production and Management (3) Production of greenhouse flower and foliage plants; development of management skills for a greenhouse business.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 101, HORT 315  

HORT 455 Retail Horticulture Business Management (3) The nature, operation, and management of retail horticulture business, emphasizing retail greenhouses, nurseries, and flower shops.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 131, HORT 137 orHORT 138 ; 3 credits of marketing  

HORT 459 (BIOTC 459, BIOL 459) Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology (3) Principles and techniques for the in vitro culture, propagation, and genetic manipulations of plant cells.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 230W ; orB M B 251, B M B 252  

HORT 464 Landscape Construction I (4) Standards, processes, and computations for site grading, drainage, earthwork, vehicular circulation, parking; detailing, and finishing of landscape construction materials.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 269  

HORT 466 Landscape Construction II (5) Project scheduling methods, plant installation techniques, and field layout principles and practices. Implications of site preparation.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 464  

HORT 468 Landscape Estimating and Bidding (2) Reading and interpreting contract drawings and specifications, quantity take- offs, cost estimating, and bid document preparation.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 466  

HORT 490 Senior Seminar (1) Exploration of the interrelationships of horticulture, science, and society; evaluation of attributes and abilities related to various career opportunities.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 390 seventh-semester standing  

HORT 495 Internship (1-13) Supervised off campus experience in a public or commercial horticultural enterprise. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: approval of proposed assignment required prior to registration  

HORT 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 514 (PLBIO 514) Modern Techniques and Concepts in Plant Ecophysiology (2) An intensive introduction to concepts of plant ecophysiology and modern techniques used in this field.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W  

HORT 517 Ecology of Plant Roots (2) Form and function of roots from an ecological perspective using examples from both wild and crop plants.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 520 Advanced Plant Growth Regulators (2) Advanced topics in plant growth regulators, their chemical and physical properties; physiological, biochemical and molecular regulation of plant growth and development.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: HORT 420  

HORT 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects including non-thesis research, supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Provides an opportunity for horticulture graduate students to gain experience in teaching under the supervision of a faculty member.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

HORT 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

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