Who will develop the science, technology and business to cultivate plants for human and environmental health? Spartans in the Department of Horticulture Will.

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Welcome to the Department of Horticulture. The Department's mission is to prepare our students for horticulture-related careers in science and business. This includes making new discoveries in the plant sciences; promoting the use of plants and food for improved human health and a safe environment; improving the characteristics, quality and availability of horticultural products; and strengthening the competitive position of the world's horticultural industries. Faculty members possess a diverse array of expertise - both interdisciplinary (e.g., breeding, genomics, development, physiology, metabolism, molecular biology, and sustainable production), and commodity based (e.g., fruits/pomology, vegetables, viticulture, floriculture, nursery crops, postharvest, design and landscape ecology, and marketing) - which they utilize in their research, teaching and outreach programs, at both the national and international levels.

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  • Dec 13

    Holiday Houseplant Mixed Container and Hot Chocolate Tasting

    December 13, 2023 1:00PM – 3:00PM MSU Horticulture Gardens, Plant & Soil Sciences Building, Room B102, 1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Is there anything better than a cozy afternoon playing with plants and sipping hot chocolate! At this workshop we will be creating a beautiful holiday houseplant container using foliage or succulent plants and take part in a hot chocolate taste test.

  • Dec 18

    Horticultural Lighting Workshop

    December 18, 2023 8:30AM – 2:45PM 1066 Bogue St, Room 1200 MPS, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Registration fee is $65 per person and includes light morning refreshments, lunch, educational program, and tour.

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