FMT4 033 Vegetable and Fruit Crops (152-VTK-MC) (2.67 credits)

Offered by: Farm Mgmt & Technology Program (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

FMT4 : Planning, planting, growth, harvest and storage of various field-grown vegetables and fruits. Vegetables (cultivar selection, production methods, crop rotation, physiology, pests and diseases, etc.): tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins, cabbage, broccoli, lettuce, onions, carrots, sweet corn, potatoes and other vegetables and herbs. Fruits (site selection, cultivar selection, production methods, physiology, pests and diseases, etc.): apples, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes and other fruits. Both organic and conventional farming methods are emphasized.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: David Wees (Fall)