Environmental Horticulture Minor; Plant Sciences

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Faculty. http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/plantsciences/databases/directory/faculty.aspx

Major Program. See Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry.

Related Undergraduate Programs. See the undergraduate majors in Ecological Management and Restoration, Plant Biology, and Plant Sciences.

Related Courses. See Plant Biology and Plant Sciences.

Minor Advisor. A. Volder (Plant Sciences)

Environmental Horticulture
Units: 23-25
ENH 006
Introduction to Environmental Plants (Active)
4
ENH 105
Taxonomy and Ecology of Environmental Plant Families (Active)
4
PLS 171
Principles and Practices of Plant Propagation (Active)
4
Choose three:
11-13
ENH 100
Urban Forestry (Active)
4
ENH 120
Management of Container Media (Active)
3
ENH 125
Greenhouse and Nursery Crop Production (Active)
5
ENH 133
Woody Plants in the Landscape: Growth, Ecology and Management (Active)
4
Total: 23-25

Questions pertaining to the following courses should be directed to the instructor or to the Plant Sciences Advising Office in 1224 Plant and Environmental Sciences Building; 530-752-7738.

Courses in ENH:

ENH 001Introduction to Environmental Horticulture/Urban Forestry (3) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Introduction to the use of plants to enhance the physical, visual and social environment, the use of ecological principles in developing sustainable, low maintenance landscape systems, and the career opportunities in these areas. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2016 Winter Quarter.
ENH 006Introduction to Environmental Plants (4) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—2 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Classification, nomenclature and variation of environmental plants. The use of floral and vegetative characteristics and terminology to key unknown plants. Characteristics of plant groups and basics of climate, soils and plant selection. Identification of 150 common landscape plants. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, VL. Effective: 1999 Fall Quarter.
ENH 100Urban Forestry (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): ENH 001 or PLS 002 or BIS 002B. Principles and practices of planning and managing urban vegetation. Basics of tree appraisal, natural resource inventory, and development of long term urban forest management plans. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ENH 101Trees of the Urban Forest (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENH 006; or Consent of Instructor. Identification and evaluation of 200 tree species of the urban forest on campus, in the Arboretum, and in the city of Davis; appraised and aesthetic values, condition, and branch structure; contribution of trees to this ecosystem. Bicycle required. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, VL. Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
ENH 102Physiological Principles in Environmental Horticulture (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 001C. Physiological principles and processes essential to floriculture, nursery crop production, turfculture and landscape horticulture. Emphasis on the control of vegetative and reproductive development for a broad species range in greenhouse and extensive landscape environments. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
ENH 105Taxonomy and Ecology of Environmental Plant Families (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENH 006; or Consent of Instructor. Classification and identification of introduced and native species used in urban forests, with emphasis on floral and vegetative characteristics of the prominent families of angiosperms and gymnosperms, adaptations to environmental variations in western landscapes, and horticultural classification. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, VL. Effective: 1998 Spring Quarter.
ENH 120Management of Container Media (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): SSC 010 or SSC 100. Principles of soil science and practices related to management of container media are taught, emphasizing appropriate use of soils and amendments, irrigation, and fertilizers.Physical and chemical properties are tested and effects of management on crops are evaluated in the laboratory. (Letter.) GE credit: QL, SE, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ENH 125Greenhouse and Nursery Crop Production (5) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLS 002 or BIS 002C. Principles and techniques for the production of ornamental greenhouse and nursery crops. Hands-on experience producing greenhouse crops. Optional weekend field trip. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ENH 133Woody Plants in the Landscape: Growth, Ecology and Management (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Laboratory—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLS 002 or BIS 002C. Principles and practices of managing trees and shrubs in the urban landscape and other managed environments. Topics include woody plant form; growth response and adaptation; tree management in relation to soil, moisture, climate; plant problems. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ENH 150Genetics and Plant Conservation: The Biodiversity Crisis (3) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 001C; Or the equivalent. Conservation of genic diversity, measurement of diversity, threats to diversity and reasons for protection, the process of extinction, distribution of diversity, determination of what to conserve and means of conservation. Examples drawn largely from forest tree species. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 1998 Winter Quarter.
ENH 160Restoration Ecology (3) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLB 117 or EVE 117 or PLB 147; or equivalent course in ecology/plant ecology. Conceptual bases of restoration ecology; tools used by restoration ecologists to solve practical problems; scope and success of actual restoration projects. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
ENH 160Restoration Ecology (3) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): PLB 117 or EVE 117 or PLS 147; or equivalent course in ecology/plant ecology. Application of ecological complexity to restoration design, implementation and monitoring across variable environments and under changing environmental conditions. Integration of physiology, population, community, ecosystem, and landscape ecology. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
ENH 160LRestoration Ecology Laboratory (1) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): ENH 160 (can be concurrent); and Consent of Instructor. Companion field course to course 160. A series of part-day and all day visits to various field sites, involving site evaluations, guest field presentations by local restorationists, and actual restoration activities. Not open for credit to students who completed ENH 160 prior to spring 2004. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2004 Spring Quarter.