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Environmental Horticulture

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

The environmental horticulture minor focuses the student on the identification, taxonomy, propagation, production and maintenance of ornamental plants in commercial production or urban landscapes. The goal of the minor is to broaden students’ understanding of the science behind the identification, propagation and maintenance of plants for human use, whether in a landscape or production setting.

The minor is designed to accommodate those with an interest and background in designing urban landscapes of maximizing ecosystem services through the use of green infrastructure, producing plants for use in human dominated systems, as well as growing plants in intensive agriculture and/or urban agriculture.

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