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Plant Materials I

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
HOR 160 Plant Materials I 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013
This course covers identification, culture, characteristics, and use of plants in a sustainable landscape. Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, identification, growth requirements, cultural requirements, soil preferences, and landscape applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the proper selection and utilization of plant materials, including natives and invasive plants.
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Identify landscape plants, including natives by both botanical and common name using morphological characteristics.
·2.Explain the cultural practices used for growing each plant in the landscape.
·3. Select plant materials for specific horticultural applications.
·4.Discuss plant growth characteristics, site requirements, and sustainable landscape uses.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23284)

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