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HORT 453 - Principles of Fruit Crop Management

  • 3 credits

Understanding the fundamentals of fruit tree biology is essential to making sound orchard management and business decisions in the tree fruit industry. Explore the basics of tree and small fruit production, including site, cultivar and rootstock selection, cropping trends and cultural practices such as planting, pruning, training, irrigation, nutrition, harvesting, and postharvest handling and technology of specific temperate fruit crops.
Credit not allowed for both HORT 450C and HORT 453. Credit not allowed for both HORT 450D and HORT 453.


BZ 120 (Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)) or BZ 440 (Plant Physiology) or HORT 100 (Horticultural Science or LIFE 103 or SOCR 100)


Ioannis Minas

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Associate Professor