NURSERY PROPAGATION AND PRODUCTION

  • Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Nursery Propagation and Production
  • Course #: LNDC1141
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student a fundamental understanding of the production process of the nursery industry. Labs will involve sexual and asexual propagation, which include commercially accepted methods of seed propagation; division, cuttings, layering, grafting and tissue culture.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate sexual propagation techniques
Demonstrate propagation of perennials
Demonstrate propagation of bulbs
Demonstrate cutting techniques
Demonstrate grafting/budding techniques
Demonstrate layering techniques
Describe the tissue culture process
Present an oral presentation on two propagation projects
Record accumulated scientific data from lab experiments

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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