Individual tutorial study of topics for which there is not sufficient demand to warrant the organization of regular classes. Offered: AWSp.
Native Plant Production. This course is designed to familiarize students with the methods and equipment that are available for the horticultural production of native plants for restoration and conservation.
Lectures and projects in the field, nursery and greenhouse.
Students should have skills in native plant identification and plant propagation, and should be familiar with basic concepts in ecology and plant physiology.
Class Assignments and Grading
Students will prepare webpages describing the characteristics of and propagation techniques for individual native plant species. They will be responsible for a chapter in a web workbook. There will be projects during each meeting that involve hands-on participation in plant production, nursery and greenhouse operation, and other aspects of native plant horticulture.
Plant webpages. Work book chapter. Examination.