PJH102 Introduction to Horticulture and Crop Science
Minimum 5 students.
Plant production of food and feed, nationally and globally. Important cultivated plants, their uses and the quality of plant products. Production systems and management practiceds. Important landscape plants and plants for urban greeneries. Introductions to main diciplines in plant science, as soil science, plant protection, plant breeding and plant propagation.
The course shall give basic knowledge and motivate students for further studies in plant sciences. The students shall acquire an overview of plant production for food, fodder, ornaments and recreation. They are to be familiar with the most important cultivated plants and plants used in urban greeneries, and the most important principles in agriculture and horticulture.
Lectures in field, exercises, demonstrations, excursions, and some overview lectures. Production of reports from student experiments, (max 3)
Web-support and academic guidance from teachers.
List of the required readings will be given at the start of the course.
Reports from exercises and one multiple choise, both parts have to be passed. Examination pass/failed.
150 working hours.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)