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AGRICULTURE (AG)

Updated for 2013-2014

AG 44 Plant Propagation (2)

Plant propagation will give the student practical experience in propagating plants by seeds, cuttings, layers, air-layers, grafting and division—the major methods used by both commercial growers and hobbyists.

AG 112 Introduction to Organic Agriculture (4)

This course is an introduction to natural resource sustainability in agriculture. Basic principles of soil science, plant culture, and pest management are explained and organic farming techniques are practiced. The societal, environmental, and business reasons for engaging in organic agriculture are explored. The goal of this course is to increase understanding of organic farming and to introduce sustainable agriculture practices that can be applied in Hawai‘i. Formerly AG 197.

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