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Environmental Horticulture

Horticulture is an applied plant science that covers the study of ornamental plants, floriculture, and intensively managed crops like fruits and vegetables. In addition to plant science, students also learn about principles of greenhouse management and other controlled environmental agriculture systems (e.g., vertical farming).  Graduates go on to own or manage various horticulture businesses including:  flower or plant shops, orchards, vegetable farms, greenhouses, plant nurseries, garden centers, or food processing firms.  Many graduates also choose to attend graduate school.  

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