This program provides instruction in the planting, growing, harvesting, and marketing of field, forage, and vegetable crops as well as irrigated and range pasture crops. See also Environmental Horticulture.
Plant science is the basic discipline behind all crop production. Plant scientists go on to become crop production specialists, plant breeders, pest control advisors, seed specialists, and fertilizer and chemical representatives to name just a few careers in the discipline.
California is the number one agricultural state in the U.S. and Kern County is one of the most productive counties in the state, so your opportunities here in this field are limitless.
Bakersfield College offers the following programs in Plant Science: