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. The important role fruit production can play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will be highlighted, with emphasis placed on the sustainable use of resources.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites GKD 250
Contact time 1 practical per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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