University of Maine

Graduate School

Horticulture Program

Address:

5782 Winslow Hall

Room 42

Orono, ME 04469

United States

Phone:

1-207-581-3214

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Horticulture Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Horticulture Program at The University of Maine is a multi-dimensional program that offers graduate students the opportunity to explore the many aspects of horticulture through course work, teaching, extension, and original research. Opportunities exist in a broad range of horticultural commodities such as: ornamental plant selection and evaluation, low-temperature tolerance, landscape plant production, blueberry physiology and hardiness, turfgrass management, potato tuberization and breeding, pomology, tissue culture, and weed management. Students are encouraged to participate in all aspects of the horticulture program and develop a well rounded curriculum of study.

Accreditation:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education,

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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