Principles of plant science and related disciplines as the base and context for the introduction of horticultural practices.
A successful student will be able to:
- Recall and explain key elements of plant biology, physiology, and propagation
- Define and discuss cultivation of plants in several areas of horticultural science
- Recognize and give original examples of the major categories of horticultural crop production systems
This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Biological/Physical Sciences (Category 3A).
CSU Main campus students are discouraged from taking the online section of this course. If you are a main campus student you may be removed from the course.
This course has a laboratory component.
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice, 3rd Ed.
Ingram, David S., Vince-Prue, Daphne, & Gregory, Peter J. (eds.)