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This course will focus on the following areas of Horticulture: the horticulture industry including raising fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants and trees; history of the industry and current trends; importance of horticulture; careers in horticulture; groups of plants and their uses; plant parts, functions, reproduction and processes; soil types and effects on plants; plant diseases and pests; plant health care; and management strategies for horticulture crops. Students will transplant seedlings and care for plants in the greenhouse. Students who complete this course (year-long) will receive 3 college credits through LTC. This is a science credit class. Students will recevie 1 Laude point/semester for this class.