Fundamentals of greenhouse construction and operation. Topics include architectural styles, construction materials, environmental systems and controls, growing media, fertilizers, post-harvest handling, marketing, and business management.

Lab fees apply

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Compare and select architectural styles and materials for greenhouse construction
  • Calculate heating, cooling, and light requirements and select appropriate equipment
  • Determine cultural and business methods necessary for crop production

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 32.0
Lab hours: 32.0