Nursery and Greenhouse Management


Learn the basic principles and best practices of greenhouse and nursery construction and design, and commercial greenhouse and field plant production. Understand how to manage a commercial growing operation, including site selection, planning and layout, and production methods of greenhouse and nursery crops, both in the field and in containers. The course includes a field trip to area nurseries. Prerequisite: Intro to Plant Science.
Required Texts:
• Nelson, Paul V., Greenhouse Operation and Management. 6th ed. Prentice-Hall, 2002.
• Boodley, James & Steven E., Newman, The Commercial Greenhouse. Delmar C, Cengage Learning, 3rd edition, 2008.

Schedule: 8 Tuesdays, 10/5-11/23, Plus an all-day field trip Friday, 10/29, 8 am-4 pm. Exam 11/23
Times: 05:00pm - 07:30pm
Instructor: Kelly Ivanoski Kelly Ivanoski
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 307
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 222HRT491S
Price Member : $549.00
Non-Member : $605.00
Waitlist: $0.00
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Plant Science
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