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Bachelor of Science in Plant Science - Landscape and Nursery Horticulture

Bachelor of Science in Plant Science - Landscape and Nursery Horticulture

University of Florida

University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Plant science is a diverse major offered collaboratively by the departments of Agronomy, Environmental Horticulture and Plant Pathology. The plant science degree offers diverse specializations that provide a range of opportunities in the food and agricultural sector. The specializations are designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary perspective of these areas. The degree prepares graduates for careers in production agriculture, turf and ornamentals production, agribusiness sales and marketing, design and management of gardens, private consulting in plant production and protection, restoration of land and aquatic spaces, public policy and regulation related to agriculture, community garden management, international agriculture and field or laboratory technical support. Plant science can also be used as preparation for studies in graduate and professional school. This specialization is for students who want to understand the scientific principles of turf and ornamental plant production and use and who desire business knowledge and management skills. . The specialization is offered through the statewide program and is also available at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Plant City, Fla., Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka, Fla., and West Florida Research and Education Center in Milton, Fla.

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