Greenhouse Operation

Course Overview

Course Code: HORT-122

Department: Horticulture Technician

Credit Hours: 3.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

The environmental factors manipulated within a greenhouse and how greenhouses are designed to control these factors will be introduced in this course. Greenhouses are used to produce a variety of crops such as potted flowering plants, bulbs, bedding plants, foliage plants, vegetables and cut flowers. Several types of cropping systems may be used in a greenhouse, for example: in-bed plantings, potted production and hydroponics. The topics of greenhouse design, heating and cooling, benching, lighting, irrigation and fertilization systems and greenhouse maintenance will also be covered in this course.

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2025

Section Name: HORT-122-HY01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 24

Faculty Name: To be Announced

Min Credits: 3.00


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