Graduate Certificate - Advanced Horticulture
Advanced Greenhouse Crop Production - TTU 4 cr.
Business Management of Horticulture EnterprisesTTU - Principles of management, marketing, structures, and distribution for retail nursery establishments will be learned. Students will complete a nursery startup proposal. UNL- Entrepreneurial process will be leaned and used to prepare a written business plan for a horticulture-related enterprise and presented in a PowerPoint format with voice-over narration. Basic accounting principles needed to manage a horticulture firm will be gained and used to prepare a marketing plan.
Plant PhysiologyTTU - Fundamental concepts underlying the science of crop physiology, including crop phenology, canopy development and light interception, photosynthesis and respiration, and dry matter partitioning will be examined. UNL - Fundamental plant tissues and functions, energetics of a plant cell and enzyme mechanisms, components of water potential, factors affecting water potential, and their interactions within plant tissues in different situations will be explored. Additionally solute transport mechanisms; photosynthesis; respiration; lipid metabolism; N, S, P, and cation assimilation; plant secondary metabolites; phytochrome; hormones; circadian rhythms; photoperiodism; vernalization; and plant stressors and their importance in plant structure, physiology, and defense will be evaluated.
Program SummaryCost per credit hour:
Summer 2017: $545
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