Unit 1 Exploring the Horticulture Field
Horticulture <ul><li>Horticulture—from the Latin word meaning “garden cultivation” </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture includes...
Horticulture Industry <ul><li>The horticulture industry consists of four major divisions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pomolog...
Horticulture Industry <ul><ul><ul><li>Floriculture — science and practice of growing, harvesting, storing, designing, and ...
Additional Specialized Areas <ul><li>Seed production is the science and practice of producing, processing, and selling hig...
Additional Specialized Areas <ul><li>Related occupations are those areas that provide products and services necessary in t...
<ul><li>How to select a job  by  self-analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>working outside? </li>...
<ul><li>Future of the industry </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Production of Horticultural Crops  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>How to create a good resume </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A good resume includes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a heading...
Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><li>Job interview preparations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research the interviewing compan...
Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><ul><li>Job interview preparations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anticipate question...
Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><li>Importance of research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More hybrid varieties </li></ul>...
Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><ul><ul><li>Importance of research </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rooting hormones <...
Things to Consider <ul><li>Increasing concerns:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surroundings, world resources, nature, conservation...
Things to Consider <ul><ul><li>Effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As food costs increase, more families will plant gar...
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  1. 1. Unit 1 Exploring the Horticulture Field
  2. 2. Horticulture <ul><li>Horticulture—from the Latin word meaning “garden cultivation” </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>cultivation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>processing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sales of fruits, nuts, vegetables, ornamental plants, and flowers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Horticulture Industry <ul><li>The horticulture industry consists of four major divisions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pomology — science and practice of growing, harvesting, handling, storing, processing, and marketing tree fruits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Olericulture — science and practice of growing, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing vegetables </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Horticulture Industry <ul><ul><ul><li>Floriculture — science and practice of growing, harvesting, storing, designing, and marketing flowering plants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape and nursery industry — science and practice of propagating, growing, installing, maintaining, and using grasses, annual plants, shrubs, and trees in the landscape </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Additional Specialized Areas <ul><li>Seed production is the science and practice of producing, processing, and selling high quality seed crops for use in growing a wide range of horticultural crops that grow true from seed </li></ul><ul><li> (continued) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Additional Specialized Areas <ul><li>Related occupations are those areas that provide products and services necessary in the production of horticultural crops </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>How to select a job by self-analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>working outside? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>working in one place? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>working alone? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>working with others? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>guarantee of promotion? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>financial and personal growth? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (continued) </li></ul></ul>Exploring the Horticulture Field
  8. 8. <ul><li>Future of the industry </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Production of Horticultural Crops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service Industries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inspection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Extension Work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul></ul>Exploring the Horticulture Field
  9. 9. <ul><li>How to create a good resume </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A good resume includes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a heading — name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>your educational background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>your work experience — most recent jobs first </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>your career objectives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul></ul>Exploring the Horticulture Field
  10. 10. Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><li>Job interview preparations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research the interviewing company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover your strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be positive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be punctual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be organized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make eye contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><ul><li>Job interview preparations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anticipate questions like </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why did your leave previous job? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why do you want to work for this company? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why should we hire you? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Say “Thank you” and send a thank you note! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><li>Importance of research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More hybrid varieties </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better greenhouse climate control </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mist propagation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Propagation by tissue culture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic watering and fertilizing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Control of the blooming date of plants by light regulation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Exploring the Horticulture Field <ul><ul><ul><li>Importance of research </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rooting hormones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resistant varieties of plants and biological pest control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gene splicing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extended storage life for foods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved food processing and packaging </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Things to Consider <ul><li>Increasing concerns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Surroundings, world resources, nature, conservation, and controlling pollution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Effects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More plants will be used to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>beautify surroundings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to conserve soil and control pollutants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to protect and feed wildlife </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(continued) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Things to Consider <ul><ul><li>Effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>As food costs increase, more families will plant gardens </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employment that involves working with plants or providing goods and services related to the horticulture business will be widely available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Think of your goals </li></ul></ul></ul>
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