Presentation on theme: "Plant Classification Theophrastus BC Carl von Linnae"— Presentation transcript:
1Plant Classification Theophrastus 370-285 BC Carl von Linnae Historia PlantarumTrees, shrubs, half shrubs, herbsAnnuals, biennials and perennialsA few familiesCarl von LinnaeGenera PlantarumSpecies PlantarumBinomial system – two part name
14Monocots vs. Dicots Monocot One seed leaf Parallel leaf veins Flower parts in 3’s or multiples of 3’sDicotTwo seed leavesNetted/reticulate venationFlower parts in 4’s or 5’s or in multiples of these.
17Classification Growth pattern By usage Annuals Biennials Perennials Edible – vegetable, fruit and nut cropsAmenity – cut flowers, potted crops, nursery crops, turfgrasses
18Career Options in Horticulture NurseryWholesalegrowing, plant propagation of bedding plants, woody ornamentals, foliage plants, specialty crops, etc.Retailsales of plants and other products to the public
19Careers in Horticulture Salesbrokers-finished plants, propagation materialcompany representatives-chemical-fertilizers, pesticides, growth regulators, etc.equipment-mowers, edgers, small tractors, etctools-rakes, shovels, hoes, small tools, etc.supplies-packaged soils, garden tape, grafting materials, pots, cell packs, etc.
20Careers in Horticulture Sales (cont’d)soil-custom mixed, compost, artificial soilscombination of product mixes and servicesseedpublications and news
21Careers in Horticulture LandscapingArchitectural DesignFreelance DesignContracting and InstallationMaintenanceArbor ServicesCertified Arborist (Consulting)
22Careers in Horticulture TurfgrassSod FarmingMunicipal Park MaintenanceGolf Course ManagementAthletic Field/Stadium ManagementCemetery MaintenanceConsulting
23Careers in Horticulture IrrigationConsultingContracting and InstallationDesignSales and service of parts
24Careers in Horticulture Education and Researchvocational educationuniversity / community college teachinguniversity research and publicationscooperative extension servicebotanical garden management