Horticultural Science

minor

The Horticultural Science minor is open to any student who wants to explore an interest in fruits and vegetables.

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About this Program

Department Information

The Horticultural Sciences Department is a team of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to improving fruit and vegetable production for the benefit of farmers and consumers. Florida’s climatic diversity and the facilities at UF provide opportunities for cutting-edge research in plant breeding & genetics, plant and environmental physiology, fruit & vegetable production, postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and other disciplines.
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CONTACT

Email | 352.392.1928

P.O. Box 110690
2550 Hull Road
FIFIELD HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-0690
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 Curriculum

Some background courses in botany or plant science are recommended.

Required Courses

HOS 3020CPrinciples of Horticultural Crop Production4
Select 9 credits:9
Introduction to Citrus Culture and Production
Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
Tree and Small Fruit Production
Greenhouse and Protected Agriculture
Nutrition of Horticultural Crops
Organic and Sustainable Crop Production
Vegetable Production
FRC, HOS or VEC course (3000/4000 level)3
Total Credits16