Theresa Chormanski, Associate Professor
Landscape Technology Program Director
 
 
Biology, Health & Wellness, Room 3265-5
Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus
11011 SW 104th Street
Miami, Florida 33176-3393
Direct Line: (305) 237-2367
Dept Fax: (305) 237-0891
Email: tchorman@mdc.edu
 
   
   COURSE INFORMATION
 
   
   LANDSCAPE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM AT MDC KENDALL
 
The Landscape Technology Program at MDC Kendall has been a leader in teaching environmentally correct methods of landscape management for over 30 years. Students prepare for agriscience careers in grounds keeping, landscape gardeners, parks workers, agricultural inspection and nursery production.

The program includes classes in horticulture, plant identification, nursery practices, entomology, landscape design, and irrigation. Work experience is provided at the two-acre campus nursery facility and during a student internship.

Four degrees are recognized:

Horticulture Specialist (63026)
Horticulture Professional 63025
AS in Landscape & Horticulture, Horticulture Specialization (21005)
AS in Landscape & Horticulture, Landscape Specialization (21006)

For degree and certificate information download the program brochure

 

   CURRENT PROJECTS
 
University of Florida, Featured Creatures, Blue Gum Chalcid and Anagyrus pseudococci
Weed control in Florida Nurseries
Plant disease diagnostics, Florida Extension Plant Clinic, Homestead
Utricularia in the Florida Everglades

 
   
   EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
 
DPM, University of Florida, current student
M.S. Biology, Florida International University, 2006
B.S. Biology, University of Notre Dame, 2002
   
   GENERAL ONLINE RESOURCES / LINKS
 
Institute for Regional Conservation, http://www.regionalconservation.org/
    Native Plant Workshop: http://regionalconservation.org/ircs/aboutus/outreach.asp FREE

Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants, http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/

Plant anatomy, Dr. James Mauseth, http://www.sbs.utexas.edu/mauseth/weblab/

Plant nutrient deficiency database, http://hort.ufl.edu/database/nutdef/index.shtml

South Florida Plant Pests, http://trec.ifas.ufl.edu/mannion/pests.shtml

Florida Flora picture gallery, http://www.virtualherbarium.org/lf/default.htm

Seed plants, basic botany, http://faculty.clintoncc.suny.edu/faculty/Michael.Gregory/files/Bio%20102/Bio%20102%20lectures/Seed%20Plants/seed%20plants.htm

Florida weed identification website produced by Dr. Phil Busey at UF, http://www.idweed.com/
 

   
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