||Meets MnTC Goal Area 3. The course is an introductory study of green plants and their growth. The course will explore basic plant anatomy, morphology, physiology, taxonomy, pathology, propagation, soil science and plant nutrition, and ethnobotony. This course includes both lecture and lab.
||College level reading skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic plant taxonomy, anatomy, physiology and morphology.
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic soil science and plant nutrition.
- Identify, propagate, and grow selected horticultural plants.
- Evaluate characteristics of the environment and their influences on plant development.
- Explain techniques of plant propagation.
- Explain basic soil science and plant nutrition.
- Indentify and explain how to prevent and treat selected plant diseases and infections.
- Evaluate methods of pest control.
- Explain the structure and function of ecosystems and their native species.
- Identify selected horticultural plants.
- Perform propagation experiments.
- Analyze soil nutrients and plant growth regulators.
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