Courses Offered at CREC

Syllabus

HOS 6545

Week

Date

Topic

Course note/deadline

1

1/8

Course Introduction, Citrus Physiology

2

1/15

Vegetative anatomy and morphology

 

3

1/22

Citrus flowering and fruit development

 

4

1/29

Citrus nutrition and irrigation

 

5

2/5

Orchard design, plant selection, management

 

6

2/12

Nursery and greenhouse production

 

7

2/19

Advanced Citrus Production Systems

 

8

2/26

Plant growth regulators regulator effects

Student Led Discussions Begin

9

3/5

Weed control solutions

 

10

3/12

Biotic stress - Bacterial (Greening, CVC)

 

11

3/19

Biotic stress - Fungal (Phytopthora, Canker, etc.)

 

12

3/26

Biotic stress - Insects (Psyllids, Diaprepes, etc.

Rough draft of paper/proposal due

13

4/2

Viruses and viroids/Biological transformation

 

14

4/9

Breeding and genetics

 

15

4/16

Weed control solutions

 

16

4/23

Postharvest and processing

Final draft of paper/proposal due