Study of the cultivation, environmental, genetic, and social/cultural factors which influence the sustainable production of plants for food, fiber, ornamental and recreational uses. This course is available for EM credit. GE nat sci bio course.
Plant Biosciences Specialization
Basic understanding of the global trends within sustainable plant systems and professional golf management, the diversity of career opportunities within the industry, planning for a career and opportunities for professional development.
Introduction to experimental design, including selection and layout of plots, data analysis software, and data interpretation. Prereq: 2260 or Stat 1450, or equiv; or Grad standing.
Provides students with an introduction to small-scale vegetable farm planning and management through consideration of plant growth and production, farm design, farm management and operations, and produce marketing. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 213.
An overview and assessment of organic gardening practices for sustenance and recreation. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 305.