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Subject:

Horticulture

Title:

HORT-179L Arboriculture Laboratory - (SC) - 1 Unit

Instructor:

Trout, R

Recom: HORT 141, HORT 179 (should be taken concurrently) and eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalents

Note: Section 8285 meets the following Saturdays only: 1/18, 2/1, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/12, 4/26, and 5/10.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

HORT-179L

8285

S

9:00-12:00pm

OH-101

1 Unit

1/18 - 5/10

12:30-4:00pm


Catalog Course Description
HORT-179L Arboriculture Laboratory
1 - 1 Units SC NR
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: HORT 141, HORT 179 (should be taken concurrently) and eligibility for ENGL 122 or equivalents
Designed for new horticulture students and professionals alike, this course introduces the concepts and features required to prune woody species for aesthetics and health. Topics include but are not limited to tree anatomy and structure, positioning and timing of limb removal, crown reduction and rejuvenation techniques, as well as fruit stimulation of orchard species. This course will prepare career-oriented students for employment and eventual testing for the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, or Certified Tree Worker Program(s); HORT-179L will follow study guides prepared by the ISA, and include exposure to climbing techniques, knots safety, chainsaw operation, and equipment maintenance. CSU

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