HORT 63 - Plant Propagation (3 units)
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) • Total hours: 42.5 hours lecture; 25.5 hours lab
This course covers plant propagation principles and techniques, including seed collection, cuttings, budding, grafting, layering, division, leaf pieces, and tissue culture. Students discuss the facilities, equipment, and tools required for nursery and greenhouse production, growing media and fertilizers, and the appropriate hormones and chemicals used in basic propagation procedures. It also covers sanitation, propagation scheduling, lining out, and potting up. Field trips may be included. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU