ID
7155

Work Experience

Field application of principles taught in horticulture classes. A supervised work experience program with cooperating employers, providing hands-on experience and transition into commercial practice. Students acquire job experience, career development skills and practical workplace skills related to their chosen field of horticulture. Preparation of portfolios and resumes. One unit of credit is earned for 60 hours of unpaid or 75 hours of paid work.

Work Experience

Field application of principles taught in horticulture classes. A supervised work experience program with cooperating employers, providing hands-on experience and transition into commercial practice. Students acquire job experience, career development skills and practical workplace skills related to their chosen field of horticulture. Preparation of portfolios and resumes. One unit of credit is earned for 60 hours of unpaid or 75 hours of paid work.

Work Experience

Field application of principles taught in horticulture classes. A supervised work experience program with cooperating employers, providing hands-on experience and transition into commercial practice. Students acquire job experience, career development skills and practical workplace skills related to their chosen field of horticulture. Preparation of portfolios and resumes. One unit of credit is earned for 60 hours of unpaid or 75 hours of paid work.

Pest Management

An overview of pest management in landscape, greenhouse, and nursery operations. Identification and analysis of damage related to weeds, insects, mites, fungi, bacteria, virus, mollusks, nematodes and mammal pests. Emphasis on Integrated Pest Management. Cultural, mechanical, biological and least-toxic chemical techniques, legal requirements, and safety. This course provides preparation for the Qualified Applicator Certificate.

Plant Propagation

Principles and practices of reproducing plants as commercially practiced in the horticulture industry. Topics include propagation by seed, and vegetative methods including cuttings, layering, division, grafting and micro-propagation. Field trips to local greenhouses and nursery operations.