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Department of Horticultural Science

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Floriculture & Nursery ProductionOrganic Horticulture & Local FoodPlant biotechnologyPlant breeding and geneticsRestoring landscapesTurfgrass science

Welcome to Horticultural Science!

Plant propagation. Local food. Urban agriculture. Molecular biology. Winemaking.

Welcome to the home page for the Department of Horticultural Science at the University of Minnesota. Horticulture is the applied plant biology that encompasses the art and science of plant production. The discipline's range is broad, making it a home for a diverse array of people, projects and possibilities. Check out the links on the left side to learn more about the Department and ways you can study horticulture and earn a top-notch education. Better yet, stop in Alderman Hall—we would love to meet you!

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 Wednesday Seminar Schedule Available
The Department of Horticultural Science hosts weekly seminars featuring professors, researchers, and other professional doing interesting work in the field of horticultural science. Seminars are held every Wednesday at 3:30pm in 310 Alderman Hall on the St. Paul campus.
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