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Plant Science Curriculum Lesson 7 Introduction to Horticulture.

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1 Plant Science Curriculum Lesson 7 Introduction to Horticulture

2 Objective 1 Definehorticultureand its relationship toagriculture.

3 What is horticulture? Horticulture is the science and art involved in the cultivation, propagation, processing and marketing of flowers, turf, vegetables, fruits, nuts and ornamental plants. Horticulture is the science and art involved in the cultivation, propagation, processing and marketing of flowers, turf, vegetables, fruits, nuts and ornamental plants. How is horticulture How is horticulture art? Science? art? Science?

4 What is agriculture? Agriculture is defined as the activities involved with the production of plants and animals and related supplies, services, mechanics, products, processing and marketing. Agriculture is defined as the activities involved with the production of plants and animals and related supplies, services, mechanics, products, processing and marketing.

5 How are horticulture and agriculture related? How are horticulture and agriculture related? Do these industries coexist? Do these industries coexist? Are they ever in conflict? Why? Are they ever in conflict? Why?

6 Objective 2 Describe the different types of horticulture in Colorado and the United States. Describe the different types of horticulture in Colorado and the United States.

7 There are two main types of horticulture Food Crop Horticulture Food Crop Horticulture Ornamental Horticulture Ornamental Horticulture

8 Let’s explore this diverse industry… Create a 3-4 minute report and visual poster on each of the following areas of the horticulture industry. Create a 3-4 minute report and visual poster on each of the following areas of the horticulture industry.  floriculture  landscape horticulture  interiorscaping  turf production and maintenance  arboriculture.  olericulture  pomology

9 Great Job! Give yourselves a high five! Give yourselves a high five! Let’s review what we have learned today by playing a little bit of Jeopardy! Let’s review what we have learned today by playing a little bit of Jeopardy! Get involved in this Get involved in this great industry – HORTICULTURE!


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