CROP 315: Principles of Horticulture


An introduction to plant propagation techniques, career opportunities in ornamental horticulture, as well as a look at the ornamental crop industry in Ghana.  Methods of propagation, environmental factors affecting production and control of flowering will be treated.  Production  systems for flower, foliage and turf crops, particularly floral designs, nursery management, house plant care, specialized crop production, postharvest handling and marketing will also be discussed.