OH 121- Plant Propagation

(CAN AG 10)

Principles of plant propagation from seed, cutting, budding, grafting, layering, division and tissue culture. Greenhouses, cold frames, mist chambers and other propagating structures will be discussed along with stock selection, use of rooting hormones, proper sanitation procedures and protection of young seedlings from disease. Lab exercises include propagation of plant material by various methods as well as working with various structures, tools and equipment common to plant propagation.
CSU-Transfers to the California State University System for at least elective credit.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 UNITS: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory