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2023-2024 General Catalog 
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AGH 124 - Woody Plants/Trees

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2021

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Course Description:
This course will develop the students skills in the identification, characteristics, culture, and landscape use of trees, shrubs, and woody vines native to the upper Midwest.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face-to-Face

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • The student will identify numerous taxa of woody plants important in the Upper Midwest.
  • The student will determine whether a particular plant is suitable for the area it is to be planted in.
  • The student will differentiate characteristics of each plant presented during the course.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify plants by photographs or sight.
  • Pronounce and write correctly scientific and common names of woody plants. 
  • Identify which climate zones are best for a specific plant.
  • Know soil conditions each the plant grow in.
  • Know how much water the plant needs to survive.
  • Identify proper spacing needed for the plants to grow successfully.
  • Recognize the fertilization requirements of each plant.
  • Know how much mulch needs to be used around the plants.


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