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HORT 1001: Plant Propagation

Prerequisites: None
Credits: 4
Typically Offered: Fall and Spring Semesters
Fulfills Lib Ed: Biological Science with Lab or Field Experience
prop·a·gate
/ˈpräpəˌɡāt/
to breed specimens of (a plant, animal, etc.) by natural processes from the parent stock. 
"try propagating your own house plants from cuttings" synonyms: breed, grow, cultivate

Description: HORT 1001 explores the principles and techniques of propagating plants by seeds, cuttings, grafts, buds, layers, and division. Lectures emphasize the fundamentals of plant biology while laboratory time focuses on the practice of various propagating techniques.

HORT 1001 meets the Liberal Education requirement of "Biological Science with Lab or Field Experience".


Professors: In the fall semester, Professor Alan Smith offers a traditional face-to-face lecture and discussion based class. In the spring semester, Assistant Professor Matt Clark offers a traditional face-to-face lecture and discussion based class. Bill Peters (Teaching Specialist) instructs the lab section in both semesters.