AG 245 :: Tropical Silviculture and Forest Plant Propagation
Spring 2013 @Hawaii CC

CRN: 18634 (E. HI)
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Orlo C. Steele
(808) 934-2623 (Ph)
(808) 934-2627 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: ITV
Dates: 01/07/2013 - 05/09/2013
9:00am- 11:45am
Origination Site: HawCC
Receive Sites: West Hawaii
Course Restrictions: Hawaii county only
Course Prerequisites: PreReq: “C” or better in Eng 102; and “C” or better in Eng 100; and “C” or better in Math 120; and “C” or better in AG 175
CoReq: AG 245L
Course Description: Designed for students in Forest TEAM and related careers. Ecology, restoration and management of native and non-native forest ecosystems.
Classification, identification, structure, growth and development of trees and understory plants in forest ecosystems. Selection, propagation and cultivation of seeds and propagules.
Textbooks: Revised text 10-24-2012

Growing Plantation Forests, 1st edition (REQUIRED)
by: West P.W.
Publisher: Springer
ISBN 978-3-540-32478-2

Books may be purchased at the UH Hilo bookstore or ordered online at If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: This interactive video (ITV) course is delivered using a videoconferencing system. It allows students to attend the course on a SPECIFIC DAY/TIME and CAMPUS other than the campus where the instructor originates the course. Therefore, distance learners must attend each class session at the SPECIFIC DAY/TIME and SPECIFIC LOCATION.

Online Component
Course also includes an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website:
Additional Notes: 18635 (W. HI) has been cancelled due to zero enrollment.
Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 09:23:32