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AG 152: Orchid Culture (3 credits)

Course Description

An extensive study of orchid identification, breeding, growth, and culture. Students are required to write a 10 to 15 page research report. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify orchid species, hybrids and trace their pedigrees.
  • Provide cultural requirements for each genus, including temperature, light intensity, humidity, watering, fertilizing, media composition, and pest or disease control and repotting.
  • Perform traditional and in vitro propagation techniques.
  • Perform orchid breeding and discuss its economic importance.
  • Conduct research and submit research paper.

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