:: Agroforestry Laboratory
|CRN:||15017 (E. HI)|
|Dates:||08/26/2013 - 12/16/2013|
Origination Site: HawCC
Receive Sites: West Hawaii
|Course Prerequisites:||CoReq: Ag 175|
|Course Description:||Designed for students in Forest TEAM and related careers. Laboratory to accompany Ag 175, Agroforestry. Field exercises in methods
of designing mixed forestry and agricultural systems combining longterm tree crops with understory plants. Topics include choosing the
combination of trees and understory plants for growth characteristics, climate zone, substrate, slope and economic goals; planting methods using nitrogen fixing plants and mulch crops to build a healthy soil ecosystem; methods of reducing soil erosion; incorporating native plants and medicinal plants; plant propagation; and use of shade and mulch to reduce weed problems.
|Textbooks:||1) Growing Hawai'i's Native Plants: A Simple Step-by-Step Approach for Every Species (REQUIRED)
By: Lilleeng-Rosenberger, K.E.
Publisher: Mutual Publishing, Honolulu
|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.
It is recommended that students also have an email address and access to a computer with Internet connection for “outside class” communication with instructor and classmates.
|Additional Notes:||15018 (W. HI) was cancelled due to zero enrollment.
|Updated:||Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:56:35|