Introduction to the growth, culture, and science related to the production and use of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants. Emphasis on plants used in the home; discussion of bioactivity of plant extracts. Practice in seeding, growing, oil extraction, and utilization of these plants.
Students who live a significant distance from the UMass Amherst campus can contact the instructor to discuss alternative ways to complete the in-person lab portion of the course.
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