Lecture 1 - 03:25 Whatishorticulture? Studyofgardenculture

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03:25 What is horticulture?  Study of garden culture  Branch of agriculture concerned with intensive cultivation of plants  Fields of horticulture  Flowers, herbaceous ornamentals, tropicals Woody ornamentals/landscape hort. Nursery Production  Shrubs Trees Groundcovers Garden centers Botanic gardens Arboretums   Vegetable culture (olericulture) Same as fruit Fruit culture Improvement  Production Processing 
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Herbs, spices and medicinals One of the largest/rapidly growing fields of horticulture  Turf  Improvement  Development Production Maintenance Unique nature of lawns  Ways hort. Impacts our lives Food/drink  Humans Animals Inspiration Job/employment  Photosynthesis/oxygen Medicine/health Herbs  Habitat Environment/land erosion Maintenance 
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Tables/desks/furniture Recreation/football fields  History/politics Aesthetics Air quality Religion, holidays, clothing, fuel, economy, paper Art (Mayans have corn in art)
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Lecture 1 - 03:25 Whatishorticulture? Studyofgardenculture

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