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Urban Forestry Minor - Courses

FNR 43400 Tree Physiology, photo of urban treeFNR 43400 - Tree Physiology
Study of physiology of growth and development of woody plants. Emphasis on the structure and function of trees and their physiological response to environmental factors. Typically offered Fall semester, 3.000 Credit hours.


FNR 43500 Physiological Ecology of Woody Plants, photo of plantsFNR 43500 - Physiological Ecology of Woody Plants
This course covers a broad spectrum of arboriculture principles and techniques, including pruning, transplanting, fertilization, climbing, rigging, removal, cabling, bracing, lightning protection, hazard tree evaluation, tree appraisal, and street tree inventory. Typically offered Fall semester, 4.000 Credit hours.

FNR 44400 Arboricultural Practices, photo of climberFNR 44400 - Arboricultural Practices
This course covers a broad spectrum of arboriculture principles and techniques, including pruning, transplanting, fertilization, climbing, rigging, removal, cabling, bracing, lightning protection, hazard tree evaluation, tree appraisal, and street tree inventory. Typically offered Fall semester, 4.000 Credit hours.

FNR 44500 Urban Forest Issues, photo of treeFNR 44500 - Urban Forest Issues
This course presents an array of topics germane to the management of trees in the urban environment. This includes the benefits of trees and general tree care, tree appraisal, tree ordinances, tree inventory and management plans, and tree preservation and construction. Typically offered Spring semester, 3.000 Credit hours.

 

HORT 21700 - Woody landscape Plants
Credit Hours: 4.00. Recognition and identification of woody landscape plants; plant characteristics in terms of landscape function. Typically offered Fall semester, 4.000 Credit hours.

HORT 30100 - Plant Physiology
Basic physiological processes of higher plants, particularly as related to the influence of environmental factors on growth, metabolism, and reproduction. Laboratory experiments involve hands-on experience with numerous aspects of plant physiology, including water relations, photosynthesis, growth, dormancy, hormones, and flowering. Typically offered Fall semester, 4.000 Credit hours.

HORT 31700 - Landscape Contracting and Management
Principles and practices applicable to the installation and management of landscape plants. Topics include site and project assessment, site modification and plant installation, the business practices of estimating and bidding, and plant management. Requires class trips. Students will pay individual lodging or meal expenses when necessary. Typically offered Fall semester, 3.000 Credit hours.

BTNY 51800 - Diseases of Landscape Trees and Shrubs
This five-week miniclass teaches students the principles and practices for identifying and controlling diseases of woody ornamental plants. The course is designed for students in horticulture and turf management who desire an intensive study of diseases of woody ornamentals. Primary emphasis is given to symptomatology, etiology, and disease management through in-depth study of major, classical diseases affecting woody ornamentals. Special emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of IPM management systems. Weeks 1-5. Typically offered Spring semester, 1.000 Credit hours.

For more information view Urban Forestry Minor. To register contact Dr. W.L. Mills, wmills@purdue.edu, 765-494-3575.