Lecture 24 - 03:31 SustainableHorticulture(SA) Maintenance...

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03:31 Sustainable Horticulture (SA) Maintenance  Independent  Minimal impact on Earth environment – recycling  Wasn’t until 90s that US department of Agriculture got involved  Definition What does sustain mean To keep in existence or maintain  Sustainable Ag Definition: Slide – RED Think about what is sustainable Cant only use renewable resources Meet social, economic environmental, production sustainability Why do we care? Prevent soil erosion Make sure protect our resources  Chief Seattle Treaty Oration  1854 slide
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sustainability of the land was something they thought about read end not just spiritual viewpoint Centers: CIAS AFSIC Kerr center for SA Leopold Center for SA Michael Fields Ag institute  How does knowledge of plants and hort help design and follow sustainable practices: Consider lectures Plant growth and dev Soil Use compost  Reduce tillage Rotate crops Water and air quality Grow plants that are appropriate for env’t  Collect rain water  Ground cover to prevent erosion and water loss  Light 
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Temp Plant growth and dev Photosynthesis and respiration  Plant growth responses -– tropism and regulators Goals of SA Conservation of water Conservation of soil Management of waste Selection of plants adapted to env’t
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Lecture 24 - 03:31 SustainableHorticulture(SA) Maintenance...

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