Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LNTP 271 - Plant Propagation and Production

(G only)

Introduction to the principles, techniques, and facilities used to propagate and produce a broad range of ornamental plants, including native plants, annuals and perennials, small fruit and tree fruit. Topics include seed propagation, cutting, grafting, budding, division, layering, and tissue culture. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly LN 210.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Propagate plant materials using various sexual and asexual propagation techniques.
  • Monitor and adjust environmental climate conditions, fertility and irrigation during propagation and production.
  • Prepare appropriate propagating and production substrates.
  • Determine which plant propagation and production techniques would be most applicable for a particular situation.
  • Pre-condition seeds to stimulate seed germination.
  • Harvest, process and store seeds.
  • Follow protocol for culturing various plant tissues under aseptic conditions.
  • Select the appropriate plant hormones or growth regulators for optimum production.
  • Diagnosis and manage diseases associate with propagation and production.

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