FMT4 034 Greenhouse Crop Production (152-VTL-MC) (2.67 credits)

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Offered by: Farm Mgmt & Technology Program (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

FMT4 : Planning, planting, growth, harvest and storage of various greenhouse flowers and vegetables. Greenhouse structures, control of the greenhouse environment (heating, cooling, lighting, humidity), hydroponics, substrates, fertilization, irrigation, pest and disease management. Production methods of greenhouse flowers (potted flowers, cut flowers, bedding plants) and greenhouse vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, etc.). Both organic and conventional farming methods are emphasized.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: David Wees (Winter)