Horticultural Science

About the Course

The Horticultural Science course is designed to develop an understanding of common horticultural management practices as they relate to food and ornamental plant production. Topics discussed in the course are Potted Plant Production, Landscape Design, Anatomy of Plants and will adequately inform students about the horticulture industry.

SAMPLE LESSON  Fundamental Plant Processes

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.

Course Lessons

Scientific Classification & Nomenclature of Plants
Techniques in Plant ID
Horticulture Plant ID: Floral
Horticulture Plant ID: Foliage
Introduction to Greenhouse Management
Container Grown Plants
Growing Media for Landscape Plants
Planting Trees & Shrubs
Potted Plant Production
Plant Propagation I
Plant Propagation II
Fruit & Nut Production
Vegetable Production
Advanced Pruning
Anatomy of Plants
Plant Structures & Functions
Plant Genetics
Fundamental Plant Processes
Bedding Plant Production
Foliage Plant Production
Plant Pests: Bacterial Diseases
Plant Pests: Chewing Insects
Plant Pests: Fungal Diseases
Plant Pests: Sucking Insects
Plant Pests: Vertebrates
Plant Pests: Weeds
Plant Pests: Viruses
Diseases Of Landscape Plants
Pesticides & Herbicides: An Introduction
Pesticide Safety: Minimal Risk To The Applicator
Pesticide Safety in the Landscape
Pruning Informal & Formal Hedges
Pruning Roses
Budding & Grafting