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HORT 314
Greenhouse Operations
3 Units
Prerequisite: HORT 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: HORT 302, 303, 310, and 312
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
This course is the study of the problems and practices of commercial greenhouse operations and management including the design, construction, and use of enclosed structures to manipulate controlled environments, greenhouse crop production, integrated pest management in greenhouses, and the production and marketing of greenhouse crops. Emphasis will be placed on greenhouse structures utilized for commercial nursery crop production and retail nursery greenhouse marketing facilities. Field trips may be required.