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    May 18, 2024  
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HORT 280 - Weed Identification and Management



3.0 Credits
Learn to recognize weed and invasive plants and their weak points to better manage them in landscapes, nurseries, and chemical and nonchemical programs.
Prerequisite HORT 110 or instructor permission and placement into MATH 047 or higher.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze, synthesize, and integrate information about a variety of weedy plants and control options to develop weed management plans (including weed identification, control choices, and costs) for specific site situations.
  2. Work effectively in groups to evaluate a variety of sites, identify common weeds, and recommend appropriate control options (including cultural, mechanical, biological, and chemical).
  3. Apply appropriate tools, techniques, and technology to facilitate selection of the least toxic and most sustainable methods of weed control for a variety of landscape, nursery, and natural area weed situations.



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