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Principles of Agricultural Science—Plant (ASP)

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Principles of Agricultural Science—Plant is a foundation-level course teaching students the form and function of plant systems. Student experiences include the study of plant anatomy and physiology, classification, and the fundamentals of production and harvesting.

About This Course

Principles of Agricultural Science—Plant is a foundation-level course teaching students the form and function of plant systems. Student experiences include the study of plant anatomy and physiology, classification, and the fundamentals of production and harvesting.

Students learn how to apply scientific knowledge and skills to use plants effectively for agricultural and horticultural production. Students discover the value of plant production and its impact on the individual, the local, and the global economy. Teachers are provided detailed professional development to facilitate instruction.

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The Principles of Agricultural Science—Plant areas of study include:

  • Soils
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Taxonomy
  • Growing Environment
  • Reproduction
  • Pest and Disease Management
  • Crop Production and Marketing

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