ALS 5934 Graduate Professional Development Seminar 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Presentations and group discussion of topics essential to enhance awareness, personal satisfaction, and professional success of graduate students

Catalog Program Pages Referencing ALS 5934

BCH 5045 Graduate Survey of Biochemistry 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to plant, animal, and microbial biochemistry for graduate students who have not had biochemistry. Integration and regulation of biochemical processes stressed; limited discussion of some biochemical techniques.

Prerequisite: inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biology.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing BCH 5045

HOS 5117C Horticultural Plant Morphology and Identification 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles and practices of horticultural plant identification using vegetative and floral morphology.

Prerequisite: for graduate students who have not taken ORH 3513C.

HOS 5432 Advanced Nutritional Management of Ornamental Crops 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Techniques for determining, interpreting, and managing the nutritional status of ornamental plants in the greenhouse, nursery or landscape. Topics include: meter selection and calibration, water analysis, substrate/soil analysis, report interpretation and writing, diagnosis and recommendations.

Prerequisite: SWS 3022/3022L,  ORH3253C, or consent of instructor

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 5432

HOS 5515C Greenhouse and Nursery Operations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles involved in managing nurseries. Interaction among media components, irrigation, and nutrition. Weekend field trips may be required.

Prerequisite: for graduate students needing introduction to the principles of planning, organizing, and managing production operations. Not open to students who have taken ORH 3254.

HOS 6070 Plant Materials for Conservation and Restoration 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Understand how to protect, select, produce, and establish native plants for ecological restoration. Learn the scientific basis for guidelines on planning revegetation, selecting plant material, and formulating successful conservation and restoration plans for rare, threatened and endangered species.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6070

HOS 6523 Research and Development in Turfgrass Science 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles and practices of turfgrass improvement and management, including propagation, nutrition, physiology, soil management, and experimental methods applied to turf research.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6523

HOS 6905 Problems in Horticultural Science 1-4 Credits, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Independent study.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6905

HOS 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6910

HOS 6931 Horticultural Science Seminar 1 Credit, Max 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Oral presentation of material in one of the following areas: literature review, related to student's research; research results; or published paper, of relevance to horticulture. Subject matter determined by instructor. Offered in spring.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6931

HOS 6932 Special Topics 1-4 Credits, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Study of contemporary research in horticultural science.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6932

HOS 6940 Supervised Teaching 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Supervised Teaching

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6940

HOS 6941 Practicum in Horticultural Science 2-4 Credits, Max 8 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Supervised and individual work in professional areas of horticulture.

Prerequisite: admission is limited to graduate students majoring in horticultural science.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6941

HOS 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6971

HOS 6991 Evolution, Eco-physiology and Global Importance of Seeds 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical analysis of literature related to seed evolution; how seeds interact with biotic and abiotic environments to maintain viability and complete germination; and multiple roles of seeds in geo-political systems, economics and humanity. Students lead discussions throughout the semester and present a final synthesis project on a topic of interest.

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge in plant sciences, botany, and biology or equivalent courses in related fields.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 6991

HOS 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 7979

HOS 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

Catalog Program Pages Referencing HOS 7980

ORH 5026C Advanced Annual and Perennial Gardening 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Identification, selection, use, and management of annuals, perennials, herbs, and ornamental grasses in the landscape.

Prerequisite: for graduate students who have not taken ORH 4808C.

ORH 5086 Advanced Golf and Sports Turf Management 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Golf course and sports turf management.

Prerequisite: for graduate students who have not taken ORH 4223.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing ORH 5086

ORH 5282 Orchid Biology and Culture 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Orchid plants and flowers, including nomenclature, breeding, seed culture, harvesting, and handling.

Prerequisite: for graduate students who have not taken ORH 4280; or consent of instructor.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing ORH 5282

ORH 5817C Advanced Florida Native Landscaping 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to nomenclature, effective use, and design elements of plants native to Florida.

Prerequisite: ORH 1520 or 3513.

PLS 5222C Propagation of Horticultural Crops 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theoretical and practical applications of macro- and micropropagation techniques for higher plants.

Prerequisite: for students who have not taken PLS 3221.

PLS 5241C Advanced Plant Micropropagation 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Practical application of plant tissue for clonal propagation of horticultural crops.

Prerequisite: PLS 3221 or consent of instructor.

PLS 5405 Advanced Composting Technology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Humification of organic matter under controlled conditions.

Prerequisite: for graduate students who have not taken PLS 4404C; or consent of instructor.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing PLS 5405