Advanced Greenhouse Crop Production

PLS 397B
3 Units
Stacy Tollefson
This is a hands-on emphasis course for students interested in careers in the greenhouse industry. It includes plant cropping techniques, operation/maintenance/troubleshooting of the environmental & nutrient delivery systems and tracking the effects of the environment on plant growth, fruit yield & quality with an emphasis on pre and post-harvest handling. Alternative crops & cropping systems, alternative energies, overall costs and business plans will also be discussed.