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Subject:

Horticulture

Title:

HORT-179 Arboriculture - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Winchester, Stewart

Recommended: eligibility for ENGL-122, HORT-110 or equivalents

Note: This course meets the requirements for the California Association of Nurserypersons and International Society of Arboriculture Continuing Education Units (CEU).



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

HORT-179

8283

T

6:30-9:20pm

ET-122A

3 Units

Full Term


Catalog Course Description
HORT-179 Arboriculture
4 unit(s)        SC
  • 54 54 hours Lecture Laboratory per term
  • Recommended: eligibility for ENGL-122, HORT-110 or equivalents
  • Note: This course meets the requirements for the California Association of Nurserypersons and International Society of Arboriculture Continuing Education Units (CEU).
 
This comprehensive class teaches students how to manage trees in urban and suburban landscapes. Included are the benefits that trees provide, and species profiles, form and ecological functions. Observational analysis skills will be taught in conjunction with scientific knowledge to direct assessment and diagnosis. Tree health subjects and applications include species selection, planting and establishment, pruning, safety, cabling, bracing, staking, watering, fertilizing, and pest control. The focus will be on trees appropriate for Contra Costa soils and micro-climates. CSU

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