PLHRT 4250

PLHRT 4250

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Study of the biological processes controlling physical and chemical changes in harvested yet living horticultural crops or their parts. Discusses the theoretical principles and fundamental processes underlying these changes. Also covers strategies and practical handling requirements/conditions for storage, transportation, and quality monitoring of harvested horticultural crops. It is strongly recommended that students taking this course also enroll in the lab, PLHRT 4251.

When Offered Spring (offered alternate years).

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Learn what changes are occurring in vegetables and fruits after harvest in terms of nutritional (and in some cases medicinal) values, and how those changes happen.
  • Learn general guidance and underlying basic principles on how to handle and store horticultural products (fruits, vegetables and ornamentals).

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17438 PLHRT 4250   LEC 001