Minor in Plant Science - Small Fruit Crops (A) HORT 2007   Small Fruit Crops (A)
CREDIT HOURS: 3
The course consists of the study of strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, cranberry, currant, gooseberry, kiwi, elderberry, Saskatoon berry, and grape production. Aspects of propagation through to harvesting and marketing of each crop is discussed. Some aspects of organic production of small fruits are included. Origins, adaptation, and distribution of each crop are examined. New small fruit crop development for nutraceuticals is covered.
NOTES: Fall semester – Note: Field trips to small fruit farms, small fruit crop nurseries, and research institutes are included during the term.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 2