Organic Vegetable Production

HORT 5032

Prerequisites: HORT 3005; ENT 1005, PlPA 2001, SOIL 2125, or instructor consent

Offered: Spring semester, odd years

Description: Principles of commercial vegetable production. Emphasis on integrated management of vegetable cropping systems, including site selection and environment, seed and stand establishment, cultural management practices, commodity use, and handling from harvest to market. Perspective on types of vegetable cultivars, origin, historical significance and improvement through breeding nutrition and medicinal aspects, and physiological and environmental control of development.

For more information on this course, see the Course Guide.