Elementary botany of fruit and nut crops including growth and fruiting habits, varieties, characteristics and adaptations; environmental factors influencing local fruit production; pruning and training procedures on local fruit crops.
Section #: 0893
Office: Ag 118
Office Hours: M 10:10 - 12:10
W 7:00 - 8:00 &
11:15 - 12:15
TH 1:30 - 2:30
(Office hours will be held in the ACE Building on West campus)
Phone Number: 575-6209
Division Office 575-6200
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Important dates: Last day to drop without a "W"
or a Refund:
September 6, 2020
Last day to drop:
December 12, 2020
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
STATEMENT OF STUDENT AUDIENCE & FACILITIES
Students enrolled in this class may be in one or more of the following groups: (1) Students in degree or certificate programs (2) Students seeking additional career advancement and (3) Students seeking a Pest Control Advisor License and /or (4) Students who have personal interest in fruit science.
The level of success demonstrated during the following point earning activities will determine student grades for this class.
Tests, Quizzes, Homework,
Labs, and Lab Write-Ups 90%
MAKE UP QUIZZES/EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN FOR PRIOR EXCUSED ABSENCES ONLY. LATE WORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL OF THE INSTRUCTOR.
Required text: Fruit and Nut Production
Class and Lab Resources:
Peaches and Nectarines
Japanese, European, and American Plums
P & N CP
Portion of the crop Borne on Buds in the Various Positions.
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Location: ACE 170 Lec.
ACE 170 Lab.
Lecture: T 7:00 – 7:50
TH 11:15 – 12:20
Lab: T 8:00 – 11:05
Lab Final: December 1, 2020
Final Exam: December 10, 2020
7:00 – 9:50
Use voice mail message at 575-6209 if you miss class, to qualify for make-up. (Mandatory) Some office hours may not be available due to conflicts of scheduled field trips or seminars.
Grade scale - % of total points earned:
A 90 – 100
B 80 – 89
C 70 – 79
D 60 – 69
F 59 and below
Student Learning Outcome
After the student is given instruction on how to design a orchard planting guide they will be able to design a nut or fruit tree plot plan for several different nut and fruit crop varieties on a written test.
Classroom disturbances. Cell phones are to be turned off while in the classroom or laboratory. If you are seen using a cell phone, you will be asked to leave the lecture or lab. In addition you may be asked to leave the lecture if you are using your computer to do things that do not pertain to this course.
Lab Notebook Instructions:
Lab #1 pg1 pg2 pg3 pg4 pg5 pg6 pg7
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