Holistic Fruit Production

In this course we will study the principles and practices governing the establishment and management of fruit plantings from a holistic or systems perspective. The class will cover the four main small fruit or berry crops (strawberries, raspberries/blackberries, blueberries and grapes) and four main tree fruit crops (apples, pears, peaches and plums). Information covered will be oriented to growing conditions found in the Northeastern United States including traditional practices and innovations, organic, IPM and conventional practices.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Animal Sciences
Sustainability Studies
Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation
Environmental Studies
Plant, Soil & Insect Science
Natural Resources Conservation
Natural Science
Regional Planning
Number: 
STOCKSCH 290F
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Monday, February 5, 2018
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