Theory, configuration, and maintenance of turfgrass reel mower cutting units, including a study of the bedknife attitude, spin vs relief grinding, backlapping, bedknife selection.
Employment in turfgrass equipment management industry at an approved facility structured to provide varied occupational experiences. Supervised by an industry professional and coordinated by faculty. A grade of C or above required to meet graduation requirements. Prereq: A grade of C or above in 2225T and 2227T.
Computerized climate control for greenhouse plant production, including data acquisition and control basics, use of the data, and climate control strategies for improved production efficiency. Prereq: 2500T and 3550T. This course is available for EM credit.
A study of selected components of modern greenhouse technology, including electric motors, automated material handling and watering controls, pesticide application, and supplemental lighting. Prereq: 2500T; GenMath 1145T; EngTech 2312T and 2322T. This course is available for EM credit.
Principles and practices in diagnosing and treating plant diseases on woody ornamentals and turf. A grade of C or better required to meet graduation requirements for Landscape Horticulture and Turfgrass Management. Prereq: 2110T or 2120T or 2230T; GenBiol 1250T. This course is available for EM credit.
A study of weed classification, ecology, plant competition, herbicide formulation, properties and uses of herbicides and weed management in horticultural crops. A grade of C or better required to meet graduation requirements for Landscape Horticulture and Turfgrass Management. Prereq: GenBiol 1250T (125T). Prereq or concur: GenChem 1100T (131T). Not open to students with credit for 272T or CrpSoil 2422T (266T). This course is available for EM credit.
Principles, techniques, skills, materials, and facilities used to propagate herbaceous and woody plants with emphasis on commercial propagation methods. Prereq: GenBiol 1250T or Biology 1113 or HCS 2202.
An advanced course emphasizing the artistic nature of floral design with a global perspective of contemporary styles, techniques and trends. Prereq: 2640T. Concur: 2660T. Not open to students with credit for 267T.
Principles and practices of post-harvest flower care from producer to consumer with emphasis on identification and proper care and handling at the retail level. Prereq: 2640T. Concur: 2680T. Not open to students with credit for 263T. This course is available for EM credit.
A specialized course dealing with consulting, planning, organizing and creating floral designs and decor for wedding ceremonies and receptions, parties, and celebrations of life. Prereq: 2600T (262T and 264T). Not open to students with credit for 265T and 269T.