Fruit tree crops 420

Module code HSC 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Crop modelling, climate zones, climate requirements, cultivation regions, economic importance, anatomy and morphology, phenological modelling. Commercially important scions, rootstocks and their interactions. Crop management including fertilization, irrigation, pest and disease complex, tree and fruit manipulation, physiological disorders of economically important tropical, subtropical and temperate fruit crops produced in Southern Africa.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites GKD 250 and PGW 350
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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