Dr. Ted Whitwell
172 Poole Ag. Center
Office Hours: By appointment.
Regular and punctual attendance at
all class and laboratory sessions is the responsibility of each student. Only
medical abscences for examinationation periods will be accepted to make up missed
exams. Students are authorized to leave 15 min. after the published meeting
time if the instructor does not meet the class or make other arrangements.
Academic misconduct (cheating) will
not be tolerated in any form in this class. Students should carefully
read and understand the consequences as defined in the Clemson University Announcements.
Management 3rd Ed. Davidson,
Mecklenberg and Peterson, Prentice Hall Publishers.
CLASS GOALS FOR THE SEMESTER
- Obtain an overview the Nursery
Industry and explore opportunities for employment.
- Plan and design a nursery including
- Develop problem solving capabilities
for environmental issues in the Nursery Industry.
- Increase knowledge and application
of technology to solve problems.
- Understand management principles
required for a successful nursery.
Lecture Outline and Text Readings
- Course Overview
- History of Nursery Industry,
- Organization of Nursery Industry,
- Nursery Site Selection, Ch. 4
- Organization and Laws, Ch. 5,
- Financial Management and Marketing,
Ch. 7, 8
- 1st Hour Exam
- Inventory and Shipping, Ch. 9
- Nutrition Management, Ch. 11
- Media and Fertilizers, Ch. 12
- Water Quality, Irrigation and
Runoff Control, Ch. 13
- Modify Plant Growth, Ch. 14
- 2nd Hour Exam
- Weed Management, Ch. 15
- Integrated Pest Management, Ch.
- New Technology, Ch. 16
- Final Exam
The mission of Clemson University's Department of Horticulture
is to promote personal and professional growth through the
discovery, communication, and application of horticultural
experiences, knowledge, and scholarship. Our work fosters
environmental stewardship while improving economic wellbeing,
health, and quality of life for all.