HORT 202 Plant Propagation*

Plant Propagation introduces students to the many methods of reproducing plants both sexually and asexually through lecture, demonstration and hands-on lab work. Students learn how to successfully grow new plants from plant parts as well as leaf tissue, stem tissue and seed embryos.

Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisite

AGRI 102 and AGRI 102L

Corequisite

HORT 202L

HORT 202Plant Propagation*

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I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Prerequisite Narrative

AGRI 102 and AGRI 102L

Corequisite Narrative

HORT 202L

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Plant Propagation introduces students to the many methods of reproducing plants both sexually and asexually through lecture, demonstration and hands-on lab work. Students learn how to successfully grow new plants from plant parts as well as leaf tissue, stem tissue and seed embryos.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Demonstrate different types of grafting and budding techniques and describe their uses Propagate an herbaceous plant from stem and leaf cuttings Propagate a plant from seed Demonstrate aseptic micro propagation techniques and discuss the process Explain environmental factors necessary for propagation success Identify proper tools needed and plant parts relevant to each propagation process

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Practice grafts and budding techniques Practice micro propagation Test different methods against one another Produce educational demonstration video

VI. Delivery Methodologies