|Module code||HSC 420|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
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.
|Prerequisites||GKD 250, #APS 461, #HSC 420 and #OKW 413. Final year students only.|
|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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