Lecturer : DR. HAMIDAH BINTI AHMAD Semester : 1 2012/2013
This is an introduction course to horticulture and nursery. The course is aimed at acquiring basic knowledge and understanding of this field on plant environmental concepts through learning of plants: introduction, classification, plant propagation, and soil characteristics for growth. This course will also incorporates an introduction to nursery to provide field work experiences to students in learning skills and implementation of horticultural works such as soil mixture, planting, pruning, staking, watering, pest control and soil management.
i. The students will understand basic plant science on plant growth, production and maintenance in the field of landscape architecture.
ii. Students will acquire an understanding on the different types of nurseries and landscape nursery framework.
iii. The students will be able to identify basic types of soil and their suitability for planting.
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- Topic 1
Topic 1TOPIC 1: INTRODUCTION
The introduction will provide an overview of the landscape industry.
- Topic 2
Topic 2TOPIC 2: PLANT CLASSIFICATION
The topic will provide information on how plants are classified according to the Plant Kingdom.
- Topic 3
Topic 3TOPIC 3: PLANT ANATOMY
The topic gives an overview of Plant Anatomy and provide brief notes on different plants parts and its functions.
- Topic 4
Topic 4TOPIC 4: PLANT PROPAGATION
The topic gives a brief explaination of how to propagate plants and different methods of plant reproduction.
- Topic 5
Topic 5TOPIC 5: PLANTS AND ENVIRONMENT- Above Environment
The topic reviews the above environmental factors that affect plants growth.
- Topic 6
Topic 6TOPIC 6: PLANTS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT-Underground Environment
The topic briefly review the underground environmental factors which affect plants growth.
- Topic 7
Topic 7TOPIC 7: LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE
Maintenance is important in ensuring good plant growth. This topic will give an overview of the maintenance work required in the landscape industry.