Course Offerings - Department of Horticulture | Visayas State University
HORT 110 Small-scale Ornamental Plant and Vegetable Production: growing and propagating ornamentals (cutflowers and indoor plants) and vegetables
HORT 111 Postharvest Physiology of Perishable Crops: postharvest handling and storage of fruits and vegetables
HORT 112 Plantation Crop Production and Management I: botany, production and management of coconut, abaca, cacao, coffee and spices
HORT 121 Plant Propagation and Nursery Management: sexual and asexual propagation of woody and herbaceous plants; care and management of nurseries
HORT 122 Floriculture and Landscape Gardening: growing and propagating flowering ornamental plants; landscape design and gardening
HORT 141 Tropical Olericulture: commercial growing of vegetables
HORT 142 Plantation Crop Production and Management II: botany, production and management of oil-bearing plants, bast and leaf fiber crops, rubber, specialty crops
HORT 143 Pomology and Orchard Management: propagating and raising major tropical fruits in commercial scale
HORT 144 Plantation Crop Products: handling, processing and grading, postharvest operations on coconut, abaca, cacao, coffee and spices
HORT 173 Introduction to Plant Tissue Culture: plant tissue culture, principles of aseptic culture and basic techniques of plant, cell, tissue and organ culture
HORT 200 Undergraduate Thesis
HORT 209 Crop Seed Physiology: physiological processes associated with seed development, dormancy, germination and deterioration with emphasis on vegetables and fruit seeds
HORT 212 Advanced Postharvest Physiology of Perishable Crops I: physiological processes and responses to environmental and stress conditions after harvest with emphasis on fruits, vegetables and cutflowers
HORT 214 Advanced Plantation Crop Production and Management: productivity in relation to changes in microenvironmental conditions with special emphasis on coconut, oil palm, abaca and coffee
HORT 216 Applied Horticultural Crop Physiology: effects of environmental factors on physiological processes involved in the development of crops and their implications on cultural management
HORT 217 Methods in Crop Science Research: experimental methods, use of statistical packages to organize and analyze data, interpretation and communication of research results
HORT 221 Advanced Plant Propagation and Nursery Management: current advances in plant propagation, establishment and care of nurseries; physiological aspects of plant propagation
HORT 222 Advanced Ornamental Horticulture: recent advances and trends in ornamental horticulture
HORT 241 Advanced Vegetable Crop Production and Management: recent advances in the production and management of tropical and sub-tropical vegetable crops
HORT 243 Advanced Fruit Crop Production and Management: recent advances in the production and management of major tropical and subtropical fruit crops
HORT 252 Postharvest Biochemistry of Horticultural Crops: chemistry of primary and secondary metabolic processes occurring in harvested horticultural crops with emphasis on fruits, vegetables and cutflowers
HORT 273 Advanced Plant Tissue Culture I: specialized cell culture techniques and principles of plant biotechnology
HORT 300 Master's Thesis
HORT 304 Reproductive Crop Physiology: the flowering process including sex expression and the associated phenomena of photoperiodism, vernalization, thermoperiodism and endogenous rhythms, fruit and seed set and development
HORT 306 Physiology and Biochemistry of Plant Growth Regulators: physiology, biochemistry, transport, mode of action and application of plant growth regulators in agriculture
HORT 311 Advanced Postharvest Physiology of Perishable Crops II: recent advances in the postharvest physiology and management of perishable crops, with emphasis on fruits, vegetables and cutflowers
HORT 373 Advanced Plant Tissue Culture II: advances in plant tissue culture in relation to plant biotechnology and their application in agriculture
HORT 400 Ph. D. Dissertation