Instructor(s): KSU faculty (Distance education course: NCS: North Caroline State University; KSU: Kansas State University: UNK: University of Nebraska-Kearney; TT: Texas Tech University).
Number of Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisites: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission https://agronomy.unl.edu/online/horticulture-graduate-certificates.
When Offered: Distance education course delivered by Kansas State University and is offered spring semester of odd-numbered calendar years.
Description: Introduction to the concepts of greenhouse construction, operation and management for a variety of horticultural crops, with an emphasis on ornamental crops.
Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives
- Greenhouse construction, heating, cooling, growing media, pest management, nutrition, fertility, growth regulation, irrigation, post-harvest handling, and marketing of greenhouse crops.