HRT 507 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: HRT 507
COURSE TITLE: Ornamental Horticulture
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
COURSE DETAILS:
Course Coordinator: Professor I.O.O Aiyelaagbe Ph.D, Msc, Bsc.
Email: aiyelagbeioo@unaab.edu.ng
Office Location: Room 216, COLPLANT
Other Lecturers: Mr. O.M. Olosunde; M.Agric (Horticulture); B.Agric

COURSE SYNOPSIS:
Identification of tropical ornamental plants. Culture of trees, shrubs and flowers. Shade trees, ground covers, annual flowers, perennial shrubs, hedge plants, bedding and foundation plants, lawn grasses, palms as ornamental plants, cut flowers, indoor plants etc. Nursery management.
Practical: Identification of various species of trees, shrubs, hedges etc. Plant propagation, cutting and seeds etc. Potting media, flower arrangement, pot plant production, home beautification-interior and exterior decoration.

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