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David Wees

Faculty Lecturer

T: 514-398-7756
david [dot] wees [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
Harrison House 2-08                                              

                                    

David Wees specializes in horticulture and teaches courses in each year of the program. He also teaches in the Department of Plant Science.

Degrees

BSc (Agr), MSc (McGill)

Active Affiliations

L'Ordre des agronomes du Québec
The Canadian Society for Horticultural Science
Comité “Ste-Anne en Fleurs”
Comité Cultures en serres (CRAAQ)
Le Centre de référence en agriculture et agro-alimentaire du Québec
L'Association pour l'enseignement de la science et de la technologie au Québec
The International Society for Horticultural Science

Outreach activities

McGill feeding McGill was started in 2009 to supply McGill’s cafeterias with fresh fruits and vegetables grown at the Horticultural Research Centre located at Macdonald Campus

"You are what you eat" science education outreach program

Courses

FMT4 005 Introduction to Plant Science 2.33 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

FMT4 014 Marketing Strategies 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

FMT4 033 Vegetable and Fruit Crops 2.67 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

FMT4 034 Greenhouse Crop Production 2.67 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

FMTP 097 Landscape Design 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 

Publications

D. Wees. 2013. Hardy fruit handbook, 8th edition. Macdonald Campus of McGill University.

D. Wees,  J. Boisclair, P. Séguin et M. Bleho. 2013. Amélioration de la culture de la patate douce : une nouvelle culture pour le Québec. Rapport final, Programme de soutien à l’innovation horticole.

D. Wees. 2013. The greenhouse handbook, 6th edition. Macdonald Campus of McGill University.

D. Wees. 2012. La patate douce et son potentiel pour la production biologique: essais et constats. Les journées horticoles de St-Rémi, Dec. 6, 2012, St-Rémi.

D. Wees. 2012. L’agriculture urbaine: un projet éducatif multidisciplinaire. Mémoire déposé à la consultation publique sur l’agriculture urbaine à Montréal.  Office de consultation publique de Montréal.

A. Odenigbo, J. Rahimi, M. Ngadi, D. Wees, A. Mustafa and P. Seguin. 2012. Quality changes in different cultivars of sweet potato during deep-fat frying. Journal of Food Processing and Technology 3(5):1-5.

D. Wees, and K.A. Stewart. 2011. Quality of organic and conventional greenhouse cucumbers and tomatoes. Acta Horticulturae 893:1209-1214.

 

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