PLHRT 4420

PLHRT 4420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Study of the evolution, breeding history, and physiology of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and other minor small fruit crops and of cultural practices that influence productivity, fruit quality, and pest damage. Also considers marketing and economics and discusses alternate production practices for both commercial and home gardeners. Frequent field trips enhance classroom activities.

When Offered Fall (offered in even-numbered years only).

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Develop an appreciation for the impact that berries have on economies, human well-being and diet, and the role they play in American agriculture.
  • Integrate information gained in various courses and through observations and experiences to produce high-quality berry crops at various scales in the most efficient and economical manner possible, with no effect on environmental quality.
  • Explain the science behind various practices used in the production of berry crops.
  • Develop the tools, knowledge and skill set to produce a business plan for a berry farm.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17060PLHRT 4420  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20867PLHRT 4420  LEC 002

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Pritts, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online