Horticulture (HORT)

HORT 401G   Landscape Plants II    2 Hours

Identification, recognition and use of landscape plants; with emphasis on evergreens, annuals, perennials and bulbs, winter effect and flowering sequence of deciduous trees and shrubs will be included.
Corequisite(s): HORT 402G.
Prerequisite(s): HORT 301 or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 402G   Landscape Plants II Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with HORT 401G.
Corequisite(s): HORT 401G.
Prerequisite(s): HORT 301 or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 403G   Landscape Design and Construction    2 Hours

Design of residential and commercial landscapes; techniques and materials for construction of landscape features such as decks, patio covers, walls, patios, pools and irrigation are presented.
Corequisite(s): HORT 404G.
Prerequisite(s): HORT 402G or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 404G   Landscape Design and Construction Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with HORT 403G.
Corequisite(s): HORT 403G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 405G   Nursery Management    2 Hours

Developing, planning, planting, and maintaining a modern plant nursery of container and field grown stocks of trees, shrubs, and ground covers. An introduction to the organization and management of a landscape plant nursery for container and field grown stock. Students will design and plan a working nursery for south central Kentucky.
Corequisite(s): HORT 406G.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015

HORT 406G   Nursery Management Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with HORT 405G.
Corequisite(s): Hort 405G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2015

HORT 407G   Plant Propagation    2 Hours

Plant propagation is studied and practiced as an art and a science. Sexual and asexual techniques include propagation by seed, cuttings, grafting, layering, division and tissue culture.
Corequisite(s): HORT 408G.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 408G   Plant Propagation Lab    1 Hour

A laboratory course correlated with HORT 407G.
Corequisite(s): HORT 407G.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 412G   Modern Fruit Production    3 Hours

Production, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and marketing of the major tree and small fruits of the temperate region. Emphasis is given to those crops adaptable to Kentucky.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2017

HORT 419G   Vegetable Production    3 Hours

Production of vegetables that are particularly suited for Kentucky, considering variety selection, culture, harvesting, processing, and marketing.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110 or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2015; spring 2016

HORT 426G   Viticulture    3 Hours

An introductory study of grape culture including morphology and growth habit, geographical distribution, dormant pruning techniques, canopy management, management of grapevine pests, and vineyard establishment/maintenance.
Prerequisite(s): AGRO 110 and AGRO 350 or permission of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: None

HORT 475G   Selected Topics Horticulture    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 6 hrs)

Special topics acquaint advanced undergraduate students with scientific developments of current interest in agriculture. Appropriate topic titles are assigned. Lecture and assignments vary with credit.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2016

HORT 675   Advanced Topics in Horticulture    1-3 Hours

No course description is available
Recent Term(s) Offered: None