University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture / Attend the winter course. Catalog of the short course, 1930-31
Departments of instruction, pp. 27-38 ff. PDF (2.2 MB)
WINTER COURSES IN AGRICULTURE 33 Horticulture PROFESSORS MOORE, MILWVARD. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AUST; ASSISTANT PROFESSOR BRANN; IN- STRUCTORS BURK, LONGENECKER The horticulture work in the Short Course is designed ta give the student a knowledge of the principles and practices underlying thd successful culture of horticultural plants. A. Fundamentals of Plant Life. A study of the structure of plants, their life processes, and methods of reproduction-and their relation to the practices employed in crop production. Mr. Burk. A STUDY OF POTATOES B. Horticultural Practice. An elective course designed for those desiring work in horticulture. Demonstration lectures and laboratory exercises in the various operations of fruit. vegetable and potato culture. Staff. D. Home Grounds Improvement. Pleasing home grounds in- crease the value of the farm and give pleasure to the occu- pants of the home. This course is designed to teach the stud- ent how to plan and plant the' home grounds most effectively. It also attempts to familiarize him with the plants best adapted for the ornamentation of the grounds surrounding the home. Mr. Aust, Mr. Longenecker.
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